[time-nuts] Beaglebone NTP server

Brian Lloyd brian at lloyd.aero
Wed Dec 10 23:47:21 EST 2014

On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 10:15 PM, Chris Albertson <albertson.chris at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Those sub 1 u-second numbers are very good.  They argue for using the BBB
> as an NTP server but I wonder if it really is the best.   I think the
> numbers that matter are measures of the close on the computers who use your
> BBB as a server.  In other words the goal is to synchronize a set of
> computers.  Can The little BBB push accurate time out to a set of user
> computers and keep then in sync better then some other NTP server platform?

When I think of what we have been using to run NTP down through the years,
this is almost funny. The BBB is little in physical package size only. Its
processing power is not inconsequential.

Fuzzballs anyone?

Brian Lloyd
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