[ntp:questions] Second attempt at GPS-18 based NTP server

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Fri Feb 3 09:18:35 UTC 2012

> The generic BSD kernel does not enable PPS support by default.  You must 
> recompile to enable PPS.
> The page you quoted says the following in the section "System software 
> customization" (about 45% down the page in the Software section):
> System software customisation
> Need to add one line to the Kernel configuration:
>     options PPS_SYNC
> and recompile the Kernel.  On my 133MHz/48MB system this can take 
> several hours.  Note the configuration suggestions below before you 
> recompile the kernel.

But that was FreeBSD 5.4 and some six years ago.  Note that I did not make 
the same remark about FreeBSD 8 - so whether that does or does not need 
recompiling is something I don't currently know.


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