[ntp:questions] Running ntpd with PPS precision signal only

alex n alexvm22 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 18:20:39 UTC 2012

> On Feb 29, 2012, at 10:15 AM, alex n wrote:
>> but if I reset or disconnect GPS receiver reach value is decreasing to 0
>> and ntpd stopped...
> The reachability _should_ drop to 0 if the timesource is unavailable.
> I would not expect ntpd to stop.  Instead, it ought to continue running,
> using the clock offset it has determined (if available) to continue to
> adjust the clock speed to maintain close to proper time,
> until a time source becomes available again.
> If that isn't the case, please provide more details.

Chuck, you are right, ntpd doesn't stop. It was my mistake.


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