[ntp:questions] Re: Errors with NMEA refclock

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Mon Jan 30 18:21:40 UTC 2006

David J Taylor wrote:
> You are, of course, correct.  However, many devices /do/ allow higher 
> speeds (which would provide lower timekeeping jitter), but there is no 
> easy way to tell ntpd about the higher speed.  I see that flag1 and flag4 
> are unused for this driver, so that might be a way to pass the port number 
> and baud rate under Windows.  E.g. flag4 19200.
> (Perhaps the port number is implied already by the unit number in the 
> address?)
> David 

If the specific baud rate is defined in the spec then we shouldn't be
providing knobs to turn to change it.


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