[ntp:questions] GPS with PPS without any soldering requirements?

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at des.no
Mon Feb 11 14:52:27 UTC 2008

cmadams at hiwaay.net (Chris Adams) writes:
> The way I finally got mine working in a stable setup was to use USB for
> the NMEA statements and put the PPS signal over a pin on the parallel
> port (using shm_splc2 to get the PPS from there to ntpd) since I didn't
> have an available serial port.

The moral is: don't buy a computer without a serial port :)

> This way I also don't need another power source.

You can also draw power from a USB port without actually connecting a
USB device or transferring any data over it.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no

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