[time-nuts] Embedded NTP servers?
albertson.chris at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 17:38:25 UTC 2012
On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 8:21 AM, Michael Tharp <gxti at partiallystapled.com>wrote:
> Thoughts? Has it been done before, preferably with open source? I'd love
> to make it myself but I have to finish the GPSDO first :-)
NTP is not as easy as you think. Just doing the cryptography to handle
authentication is more then I would want to write. When a free open source
ntpd exists it will be really hard to get people to help work on
re-inventing it. But your idea to use a GPSDO to drive the system clock is
good. People have done that and it works. You basically unsolder a TTL
"can oscillator" and put a small connector in it's place.
Redondo Beach, California
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