[time-nuts] Selecting server hardware (newbie question)
time.info at cidercounty.org.uk
Fri Jan 27 22:11:27 EST 2006
I am trying to select a host machine for a dedicated NTP server. I have
several spare PCs to hand, with processor speeds around 500 MHz - all my
budget will allow for the moment.
Initial experiments have been with Fedora core 4 and the "standard issue" NTP
daemon. I set the PCs up as a group of peers, and using ntpq -p, observed
each one, as seen by the others.
Two of the machines seem to run "sweeter" than the others, but I don't know
how to go on, and objectively compare their performance or suitability as a
Can anyone help?
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