[ntp:questions] ntpd connect gpsd shared memory driver

Richard Cagley rcagley at gmail.com
Tue Jun 18 19:50:41 UTC 2013


On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 12:06 PM, Rob <nomail at example.com> wrote:

> You also need to wait a bit longer before giving up, especially when
> you have been frantically changing things and restarting the different
> daemons (but not the entire system).
>
> ntpd does not like that.
>
> I think with kernel pps you somewhere have to define what line is
> to be used for the pps.  Some specification of a tty device and a
> line (e.g. DCD).  I don't remember how it works exactly.  However,
> for testing with gpsd it seems best to remove that definition for now.
>

I typically just reboot rather than starting/stopping daemons so I'm back
into a known state.

Does "removing a definition" refer to removing one of the timeservers from
the ntp.conf file? Presently, I don't have pps support built into my kernel.


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