[ntp:hackers] Modern FreeBSD NTP Stratum 1 server?

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Thu Dec 17 05:16:47 UTC 2015


Karl Denninger writes:
> On 12/16/2015 21:48, Harlan Stenn wrote:
> > Terje,
> >
> > I won't be back to my office until late Friday night.  I have FreeBSD 10
> > and I think I've got a PPS-capable refclock, too.  I'm not recalling
> > that I've had a problem on this box but I'll be sure to check on it when
> > I get home again.
> >
> > H
> >
> I've had PPS problems for quite some time; NMEA GPS receivers work fine
> without PPS signals (although the jitter isn't what you'd like to see)
> but with PPS_SYNC compiled in the kernel and the option turned on it has
> problems and often when enabled will produce a "bad tick" lockout of the
> clock.
> 
> This has been an issue for quite a while with FreeBSD IMHO...

Is there a bug report on it?

Does somebody have a patch?

H


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