[ntp:hackers] Clues on the rackety problem

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Fri Feb 18 07:12:25 PST 2005


All the builds on all the machines here are on the machine A.whatever 
and the shared directory on pogo.


mayer at gis.net wrote:

>I've seen a number of problems with clocks, including rackety, cipo's
>and Steve's. I don't know what's going on and it's possible that it's
>related to the changes that I made to the input_handler() code.
>I looked at barnstable but I don't know where you do your builds on
>barnstable so I couldn't tell if something was wrong. 
>----- Original Message Follows -----
>>Guys (Danny?),
>>If I unplug the radio on rackety, start ntpd and plug it back in, it 
>>comes to life. If it is plugged in when started, the driver loops on a
>>zero-length line. I suspect that for whatever reason the particular 
>>serial port on rackety generates a spurious interrupt on
>>initialization  if the carrier lead is up or something like that. I'm
>>antsy to fix this,  as rackety is our public time server of record and
>>it has lots of hungry  clients.

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