[Dshield] time syncronization

Mitch Thompson mitchthompson at satx.rr.com
Wed Oct 24 10:25:49 GMT 2001


How about buying another hiking GPS for ~$200?

We bought a GPS timeserver for our network a while back...$1200, I believe.  
Nice little box, though.

On Tuesday 23 October 2001 03:03 pm, Johannes B. Ullrich wrote:
> Wayne updated our windows client page to point to some time sync software
> for windows. As a note to linux users: rdate works well, so does ntpd (not
> much harder to setup).
>
> As a side note: Does anyone know of a cheap GPS time sync gadget? I see
> hiking GPS systems for less than $200. But it looks like GPS boxes for
> time sync still cost $1000 and more... doesn't make sense to me. It should
> be cheaper to make something that does time sync only (my server usually
> doesn't hike very far). Or a radio solution. Even though I would prefer
> GPS as the Colorado time sync signal is weak in my area.
>
> I thought about sacrificing my hiking GPS. It has a serial port. But I
> would have to wire up some sort of power supply for it.

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