[ntp:questions] NMEA / Garmin Etrex ntpd time sync not working

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Sat Oct 28 17:07:23 UTC 2006

On Sat, 28 Oct 2006 01:57:58 -0700, Hal Murray wrote:

>>I have a question as to why I cant get may garmin extrex to act as a time
>>source for ntpd in NMEA mode...
> ...
>>nmea: timecode 68 $GPRMC,051136,A,4727.1418,N,12209.8054,W,0.0,29.5,281006,18.1,E,A*09
>>nmea: timecode 68 $GPRMC,051138,A,4727.1416,N,12209.8053,W,0.0,29.5,281006,18.1,E,A*0E
> Those look good to me.
>> root]# ntpq -pcrv
>>     remote           refid      st t when poll reach   delay   offset  jitter
>> GPS_NMEA(0)     .GPS.            1 l    -   16    0    0.000    0.000   0.001
> The 0 in the reach column indicates that the GPRMC lines are not
> getting processed.  I'd guess they are getting rejected by some
> sanity check.
> Is the time on the box reasonably close to start with?
> The configuration with only a NMEA driver is a bit strange.
> Can you add a few other servers to see if that will fix things?
> You might get more info if you turn on lots of logging/statistics.


Yup you were right, I thought I was off by a couple minutes but I was
actually had the wrong day to so soon as I got it corrected it started

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