[ntp:questions] Re: Looking for time sync hardware supported under Linux for under $400?

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.isc.org
Tue Jan 17 21:15:31 UTC 2006


On 2006-01-17, Mark Hansen <meh at NOSPAMwinfirst.com> wrote:
> On 01/17/2006 12:01 PM, Steve Kostecke wrote:
>> 
>> Garmin GPS-18LVC
>
> Can this just be connected to the PC serial port, or will I have
> to build/buy a TTL -> RS-232 converter/adapter?

I have mine plugged directly in to a serial port on my Soekris Net4801.

> I looked through the 'Comprehensive list of clock drivers' supplied with
> the NTP software, and didn't see this device mentioned. Is it know by
> another name to the NTP software?

Type 20 Generic NMEA GPS Receiver (NMEA)

http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/ntp/html/drivers/driver20.html

I'm using it like this:

# GPS+PPS using Atomized Generic NMEA driver
server 127.127.20.0 mode 2 minpoll 4 maxpoll 4 prefer

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Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://ntp.isc.org/




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