Subject: Re: ntpd problems with GPS receiver under NetBSD-amd64
To: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 02/04/2005 13:07:57
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "Perry E. Metzger" writes:
>Thor Lancelot Simon <email@example.com> writes:
>> On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 11:54:01AM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
>>> Matthias Drochner <M.Drochner@fz-juelich.de> writes:
>>> > firstname.lastname@example.org said:
>>> >> Alternatively, and I beleieve supported on FreeBSD, is to hook up the
>>> >> PPS signal to a parallel-port lead
>>> > This should work in NetBSD (>=2) too, through the "pps at ppbus"
>>> > device.
>>> Why isn't the "ppbus" stuff in GENERIC?
>> It doesn't work reliably with some very old printers that our old lpt
>> driver handles fine.
>It could be put in with a # in front of it so people know it is there,
That was how I interpreted your suggestion.
--Prof. Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb