Gary E. Miller gem at rellim.com
Sun Mar 10 22:48:33 UTC 2019

Yo NTPfiend!

On Sun, 10 Mar 2019 13:45:57 +0000
NTPfiend <fro75uk at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

> But, my R Pi has the upper and lower limits both at 700 MHz

Why buy a fast processor and then cripple it?  Try to run at
max speed (performance) and watch the difference.

> To use ntpviz on a remote machine, I'd have to transfer the files. It 
> appears simple (to me) to rsync from the ntpsec R Pi to somewhere
> else, with rsync being nice'd, maybe ionice'd and well throttled back
> with the --bwlimit option.

Or log ntpd data to a network pipe so it dribbles out rather than backing
up then flooding.

> Maybe I could test 
> overclocking. although that seems inherently unreliable to me and 
> therefore a "bad thing" for timekeeping.

Exactly the opposite.  The faster the CPU runs, the faster it handles
PPS inputs.

Maybe check our what jamesb192 has been doing with plot.ly:


His program eliminates the gnuplot part of ntpviz, and moves the
plotting to the client using plot.ly.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97703
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