[ntp:questions] Re: PPS SYNC DISABLED

Eugen COCA ecoca at eed.usv.ro
Thu Aug 10 12:30:37 UTC 2006

Thomas Laus wrote:

> I guess that it is time to enable some of the ntp logging system to rule
> out any issues with your serial port DCD pin getting read.  There are
> some issues with serial port handling code with FreeBSD6 that will be
> resolved when FreeBSD7 is promoted to mainstream.  FreeBSD5 does not
> have this problem.

I'm using 5.4-Stable.

> I am using FreeBSD6-Stable with an Oncore and I get PPS syc enabled and
> disabled messages whenever the satellite positions change throughout the
> day.

This might be a good explanation - I'll try to find out is during a
week the time when the messages apear are aprox. the same.

> I have never observed a pps sync disabled that is permanent unless
> the serial cable to the GPS is removed.
> Tom
> -- 
> Public Keys:
> PGP KeyID = 0x5F22FDC1
> GnuPG KeyID = 0x620836CF

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