Stratum one autonomy and assumptions about GPS
Eric S. Raymond
esr at thyrsus.com
Fri Aug 26 04:11:14 UTC 2016
Dan Drown <dan-ntp at drown.org>:
> Quoting "Eric S. Raymond" <esr at thyrsus.com>:
> >Is the CPU temp going to be a good approximation of what the clock sees,
> >though? I can think of several reasons to doubt it.
> It's better than nothing, but it does have two limitations:
> 1. the CPU heats itself at a different rate than the surrounding board, so
> it can be much hotter than the oscillator
> 2. the in-CPU temperature sensors tend to be low-ish resolution
That's about what I figured. It's why I followed Gar's recommendation to get
a room-temperature sensor.
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