[ntp:questions] NMEA serial driver using 9600 baud rate

David Lord snews at lordynet.org
Mon Apr 19 00:05:45 UTC 2010

Chaofu Chen wrote:
> Hi all, I'm confused that ntp does not support NMEA serial driver using 9600 baud rate. According to the doc, this should done by specifing "mode 18"(GGA sentence at speed of 9600bps) in ntp.conf. while it seems does not work in my case(FreeBSD 7.2R with NTP v4.2.4p5).
> Any suggestions?
> thx :)

Type 22 driver on 4.2.4p6 here doesn't appear to support other
than 4800.

You could try with gpsd and shm type 28 driver since gpsd should
auto detect/set baud rate. I didn't have any success with that
due to poor reception at time I tried and using a not very good
GPS (GS-BR-304).


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