[ntp:questions] Setting the COM port for the NMEA driver

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.not-this-part.nor-this.co.uk.invalid
Sat May 9 10:34:03 UTC 2009

Maarten Wiltink wrote:
> "David J Taylor"
> <david-taylor at blueyonder.not-this-part.nor-this.co.uk.invalid> wrote
> in message news:96aNl.26389$OO7.7682 at text.news.virginmedia.com...
>> Folks,
>> I've looked through the documents, and I can't see how to set the COM
>> port for the NMEA driver on Windows.  Background: I have a GPS 18 and
>> USB serial converter, and I wanted to see how well that actually
>> performs.  It supplies data on COM4, so I need to tell NTP that's
>> where to look for the serial data, but I can't see a fudge or mode
>> parameter which allows this.
>> Does NTP even allow COM4?
> By giving it 127.127.x.4 as the reference clock address? (Wild guess.)
> Groetjes,
> Maarten Wiltink


Thanks, I can try (although I note Dave Hart's comments).


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