[ntp:questions] Re: FreeBSD refclock error

Terje Mathisen terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com
Thu Sep 7 05:46:44 UTC 2006

David Newman wrote:
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> Garrett Wollman wrote:
>> In article <44FF015A.6060600 at networktest.com>,
>> David Newman <dnewman at networktest.com> wrote:
>>> refclock_newpeer: clock type 26 invalid
>>> This is with the stock install of FreeBSD; I didn't install ntp from
>>> ports, and I have not recompiled the kernel. (If I do need to recompile
>>> the kernel, please let me know what option(s) to use.)
>> You need to recompile ntpd.  FreeBSD ships ntpd by default without
>> refclock drivers.
> - From ports? From source? Either way, where do I spec compile-time
> option(s), and which option(s) do I need for the 58503A?

'Use the Source, Luke!'

I.e. by all means grab the official distribution from 
http://www.ntp.org/ ! FreeBSD is pretty much _the_ preferred platform 
for the reference installation.


- <Terje.Mathisen at hda.hydro.com>
"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"

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