[ntp:questions] Re: Bluetooth GPS Sync

Scott L. Glidden nospam at nospam.com
Tue Oct 11 19:01:06 UTC 2005


Sorry for the belated reply. I will give that a whirl and let the group know 
my results...

Thanks!

"Koos van den Hout" <koos at cs.uu.nl> wrote in message 
news:dhrb6a$lgr$1 at june.cs.uu.nl...
> Scott Glidden <nospam at industrial-logic.com> wrote:
>
>> Anyone get a bluetooth GPS receiver to work under Linux? I wonder what 
>> the
>> viability is to even try....
>
> As a device for running gps applications (usually via gpsd, see
> http://gpsd.berlios.de/): quite well. Serial-over-bluetooth works for me
> (accessing a telephone).
>
> As a device for ntp time synchronisation: I'm not so sure. I don't know 
> how
> predictable the timing of serial-over-bluetooth is.
>
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