[mythtv-users] OT: SP130000 clock runs fast
kuphal at dls.net
Sat Dec 2 00:46:51 UTC 2006
R. G. Newbury wrote:
> Kevin Kuphal wrote:
>> R. G. Newbury wrote:
>>> OT: But this group has a lot of expertise with specialized hardware.
>>> The realtime clock on my Via SP130000 runs fast.
>>> The box is not connected to the 'net in any way.
>>> But BTW, it appears that our major networks do not know about ntp. The
>>> local CTV cable news channel (Rogers 26) is consistently more than 10
>>> seconds difference from the WeatherNetwork, on their on screen time feeds...
>> Do you have another machine on the network that can run an NTP server
>> that doesn't suffer from this drift? Then you can have your Via be a
>> client to that NTP server.
> I repeat: the box is not connected to the 'net *in any way*.
> Standalone. No modem. Not connected to anything but the cable feed and
> the power plug.
I didn't say "the net", I said or meant "your network". If you had
another machine that you could keep time on accurately, that machine
could run an NTP server (windows or Linux) for your MythTV. All local,
no Internet involved.
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