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

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Mon Feb 11 18:46:22 UTC 2008

=?utf-8?Q?Dag-Erling_Sm=C3=B8rgrav?= <des at des.no> writes:

>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.

Sure, which would mean he would have three connections-- one to usb, one to
serial and one to parallel . Now that is what I have, but it is hardly

>Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no

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