[ntp:questions] Re: Oncore refclock config for freebsd
terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com
Tue Nov 25 08:35:37 UTC 2003
John Ackermann N8UR wrote:
> I finally took the plunge and built up a box to run FreeBSD 4.9 as a
> dedicated time server. My goal is to ultimately feed it with GPS and
> WWVB clocks. I built ntp via the FreeBSD ports system.
> At the moment I'm starting with an Oncore receiver, and am having some
> config problems. I suspect these may be due to my newbieness with
> FreeBSD; I'm mainly a Linux guy. As far as I can tell, the Oncore clock
> is compiled into the system (and doing "strings /usr/sbin/ntpd | grep
> oncore" yields lines relating to /etc/ntp.oncore and the two serial
You need to compile your OS kernel with 'option PPS_SYNC', otherwise the
kernel interface won't be there.
Did you do that?
You should also run ./configure --enable-ONCORE to make sure that your
driver is actually included, and not stubbed out.
- <Terje.Mathisen at hda.hydro.com>
"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"
More information about the questions