[ntp:questions] ntp drops gps/pps - lets time drift

David Lord snews at lordynet.org
Thu Jun 9 22:37:22 UTC 2011

Rob wrote:
> David Lord <snews at lordynet.org> wrote:
>>> server  minpoll 4
>>> fudge  time1 0.290 refid GPS stratum 3  #garmin
>>> server  minpoll 4 prefer
>>> fudge  refid PPS
>> Try with prefer for the refclock rather than the PPS
>> server  minpoll 4 prefer
> Not a good idea. is the preferable source.

So far as I know the prefer peer needs to give the time rather than
just a second marker.

>> and don't use

> Did you actually read the posting?

Yes I did

! When I have an outside source, like 0.us.pool.ntp.org or 
tick.usask.ca, ntp uses
! the PPS signal perfectly. When I drop the outside source or substitute 
! NTP x's out my PPS and then GPS (when reach is 177) even though it is 
a good
! signal.


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