Subject: Re: Does PPS_SYNC work ?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wolfgang S. Rupprecht <wolfgang+gnus20031203T131256@dailyplanet.dontspam.wsrcc.com>
Date: 12/03/2003 13:30:43
email@example.com (Tatoku Ogaito) writes:
> Is there anybody who uses NetBSD as stratum 1 NTP server with GPS ?
> On my server ntptime(8) never reports status
> PPSFREQ ... BPPSSIGNAL.
I do, although I run 4.2.0nb1 from pkgsrc.
$ ntpq -p
remote refid st t when poll reach delay offset jitter
*GPS_ONCORE(0) .GPS. 0 l 10 16 377 0.000 -0.001 0.001
+time.sr.sonic.n 188.8.131.52 2 u 42 64 377 17.305 3.387 0.359
Since my kernel was missing the com.c stuff too, I just turned off the
kernel kcbind stuff with this in my /etc/ntp.conf . (It took a lot of
reading the source to ndpd to even realize I could turn that off!)
# oncore-m12 sets the neg-edge at 0-second roll-over
# flag2 clock on downward edge.
# flag3 use kernel PPS (once netbsd starts working)
server 127.127.30.0 prefer # Oncore GPS driver
fudge 127.127.30.0 flag2 1
HT 21.8161 m
There were a few hacks I needed to do to get the Motorola Oncore M12
to work. (It appears every oncore type has a slightly different
incompatible command set and the stock commands think they are
initiating a site survey, but the command silently fails and the
oncore just sits there. Using "mode 1" and putting your lat/lon/ht
into the oncore config file side-steps that whole issue.
I too would be thrilled if someone checked in hardpps patches in
kern/13702 (from Aug '2001).
Wolfgang S. Rupprecht http://www.wsrcc.com/wolfgang/
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