[time-nuts] Beaglebone NTP server

nuts nuts at lazygranch.com
Thu Mar 27 00:01:14 EDT 2014

Much appreciated. I have that GPS. It didn't occur to me to build my
own cape. Had I known, I would have ordered that board had I seen this
webspage. I can probably cut some out of perf board.

On Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:37:43 -0400
Paul <tic-toc at bodosom.net> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 5:51 PM, Henry Hallam
> <henry at pericynthion.org>wrote:
> > I have a Z3805A and a Beaglebone, and would like to set up an NTP
> > server for the lab.
> >
> Here's an example for the Black.  I believe the same ideas apply to
> the Beaglebone (White).
> http://the8thlayerof.net/2013/12/08/adafruit-ultimate-gps-cape-creating-custom-beaglebone-black-device-tree-overlay-file/
> I prefer the Beaglebone to the Pi because of the silly USB glitch but
> out of three BBBs only one will run for more than a month without
> wedging. This may be because I run Debian but as with the Pi USB bug
> it's not much comfort when the box fails.  The Pi I use as an NTP
> server ran for 4 months and developed a filesystem error.  It's been
> up two months post-repair.  If I depended on a server built around a
> dev board I'd be careful to make the SDcard/eMMC read-only and build
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