[ntp:questions] ntpd connect gpsd shared memory driver

Richard Cagley rcagley at gmail.com
Thu Jun 20 14:29:14 UTC 2013

On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 10:43 PM, David Taylor <
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:

> If the date and time is more than a certain amount out, I thought that NTP
> would refuse to start?  Is the date from the GPS receiver correct? Some
> older receivers had a GPS week roll-over issue.  To get the date right, I
> would add some Internet servers perhaps via the POOL directive as a sanity
> check:

no internet access ;)
I ended up using gpsd to set the date/time on cold start. Yes, ntp requires
the time to be within 4 hours in order to start updating.

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