[CentOS] System Time Source

Thu May 25 07:45:02 UTC 2017
Andrew Holway <andrew.holway at gmail.com>

Time on computers is typically set using Network Time Protocol (NTP) over
the internet however I believe these [1] devices do what you're describing.

[1] - https://www.meinbergglobal.com/english/products/pci-express-clocks.htm

On 24 May 2017 at 15:53, Chris Olson <chris_e_olson at yahoo.com> wrote:

> One of our STEM interns recently observed that there are
> inexpensive clocks that sync via radio to standard time
> services.  This begged a question about why every computer
> would not have a radio module to receive time.  Our senior
> staff did not have a good answer or if time from such a
> radio module would be supported by the operating system.
> When I was a student, such questions would have earned me
> extra homework assignments.  We now have only PC directed
> relationships with interns so we don't assign any extra
> homework for curiosity.  Can anyone help with the answers?
> Thanks and best regards.
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