[ntp:questions] Building FreeBSD V8.0 kernel for PPS

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Wed Apr 14 09:19:46 UTC 2010

> Hi.
> I was under the impression from prior comments that FreeBSD etc, was
> good for older lower power machines.  But if you need turbo nutterbuster
> PC's to build it in the first place, just to enable PPS ????
> The kettle call's.
> Regards.
> Dave B

As another datum for you, rebuilding the kernel on FreeBSD 5.4 on a 133MHz 
Pentium with 48MB of memory took "several hours".  I think I left it 
running overnight.  No other rebuilding was required - the supplied NTP 
worked with a GPS/PPS source once configured.


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