[Pool] High Offset / Jitter

Kurt Roeckx kurt at roeckx.be
Tue Mar 1 20:17:18 UTC 2011


On Tue, Mar 01, 2011 at 01:06:43PM -0600, Courtney Bane wrote:
> 
> However, even with a kernel supporting PPS, you'll still need to rebuild
> NTP, since Debian's version doesn't have PPS support enabled. It should
> just be a matter of dropping the timepps.h header file in
> /usr/local/include, and rebuilding the package. The instructions linked to
> before also cover rebuilding ldattach; if you're running Squeeze (the
> newest stable version, released last month) or newer, you don't need to do
> that.

We still don't have timepps.h in any package in Debian.
See http://bugs.debian.org/570233 for trying to include it in
(e)glibc.

I'm considering adding that file in the ntpd package for now,
and enable pps support like that.


Kurt



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