[ntp:questions] Re: refclock WWV on freeBSD 5.3

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Thu Dec 23 21:06:08 UTC 2004


No problem with Solaris 9. I've been running it for months.


Richard B. Gilbert wrote:

> david.margrave at gmail.com wrote:
>> okay after doing 'kldload snd_dev' I at least get this far:
>> Dec 22 15:21:57 scooby ntpd[482]: ntpd 4.2.0-a Thu Nov  4 22:31:34 UTC
>> 2004 (1)Dec 22 15:21:57 scooby ntpd[482]: refclock_newpeer: clock type
>> 36 invalid
>> Dec 22 15:21:57 scooby ntpd[482]: configuration of failed
>> I'm still getting used to FreeBSD's differences, having been a
>> long-time linux user.   One thing that seems strange is the
>> /etc/rc.d/ntpd script just silently exits.  It appears it's trying to
>> do that chroot jail option and not liking something and giving up.
>> I'll have to dig through the settings and learn the freeBSD way of
>> configuring things.
> Are you certain that the type 36 driver is being compiled and linked?  I 
> was getting a similar message when I tried to bring up a Motorola Oncore 
> about a year ago.  It turned out that the driver was not included in the 
> executable; a fact that we established by doing something like
> # strings ntpd |grep Oncore
> and not finding the string "Oncore".
> It turned out that some recent changes to the driver prevented it from 
> building on Solaris.

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