[ntp:questions] Time server question

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Fri Jun 21 11:41:58 UTC 2019


On 21/06/2019 12:26, Thomas Laus wrote:
> Will either isolation solution have direct access to the computer
> CPU?  The GPS clock will need the ability to directly adjust the
> frequency of the CPU to achieve expected results for a Stratum 1
> serve

I'm not aware of anything in ntpd that directly adjusts the CPU 
frequency and there generally isn't any fine grained way of doing that. 
ntpd normally works by adjusting how many cycles of a fixed frequency 
represent a certain time period, and that is a software operation.



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