Microserver HOWTO, and gearing up for first test farm runs

Gary E. Miller gem at rellim.com
Tue Jun 14 19:38:44 UTC 2016

Yo Eric!

On Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:19:15 -0400
"Eric S. Raymond" <esr at thyrsus.com> wrote:

> One will use only the GPS.
> One will add pool check servers.
> One will add the local system clock (driver 1).
> What I think I may see is that the drift over short GPS outages is
> low enough to make the local clock as effective a check server as the
> pool.  If that turns out to be true we can ship a Pi configuration
> that is really autonomous.

Over three PPS ntpd's I'm seeing one bad PPS event, that throws the
clock way off, every few days.  So you'll need to run the farm
for maybe up to two weeks to see how the three commpare.

And, youll need some visualization software, otherwise you'll not see
what the logs are telling you.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97703
	gem at rellim.com  Tel:+1 541 382 8588
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