[ntp:questions] gps with atom driver, reach stays 0

Folkert van Heusden folkert at vanheusden.com
Thu Aug 3 15:22:08 UTC 2006


Hi,

I have a GPS coupled to my pc. I verified that the kernel catches the PPS on the
serial port and that it delivers them to ntpd.

Why is it then that it stays like this:

     remote           refid      st t when poll reach   delay   offset  jitter
==============================================================================
*GENERIC(0)      .DCFa.           0 l   43   64  377    0.000    3.229   6.323
 PPS(0)          .PPS.            0 l    -   64    0    0.000    0.000   0.001  <---
-muur.intranet.v 192.87.106.2     2 u   39   64  336    0.001   -3.538   1.331
 thegateap.intra .INIT.          16 u    -   64    0    0.000    0.000   0.000
-auth1.xs4all.nl 193.79.237.14    2 u   44   64  377    8.117   -5.503   2.127
-ntp1.nl.uu.net  .GPS.            1 u   32   64  377   13.620   -5.806   4.803
+ntp3-rz.rrze.un .DCFp.           1 u   38   64  377   28.545   -2.555   1.951
+ntps1-1.cs.tu-b .PPS.            1 u  166   64  374   29.325   -2.969   1.726
-ptbtime1.ptb.de .PTB.            1 u   35   64  377   23.464   -5.082   2.450

'when' stays '-' and 'reach' stays 0.

(ntpq -c pe)


Folkert van Heusden

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