[ntp:questions] Re: HOWTO prepare ntpd to the leap of a second

Terje Mathisen terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com
Sat Dec 24 09:38:38 UTC 2005

Hal Murray wrote:

>>The same did my FreeBSD 6/Garmin OEM 18 NMEA server, while my original
>>TAPR-sourced DIY 8-channel Oncore UT+ (running on V5.3) was the only one
>>which still didn't acknowledge leap_add_sec.
> Is that box getting any leap warning info from the Garmin?

Probably not.
> I scanned the manual and couldn't find any warning - only a section
> saying that it will repeat the 00 seconds timestamp at midnight.

Right, I suspect that this box, running the latest & greatest ntp-dev
code was capable of picking up the leap warning from one of the
Oncore-based peers.


- <Terje.Mathisen at hda.hydro.com>
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