[ntp:questions] Meinberg - GPS170PCI - ntpdate for step sync?

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Thu Jul 12 09:57:46 UTC 2007


Thierry MARTIN wrote:

> Hi all,
> I ve been trying to setup a configuration based on a Fedora Core 5.
> The ntp package version is : 4.2.0.
> I have installed a Meinberg GPS170PCI board + mbgntp driver.
> The question is: when you start ntp service, how to perform the initial
> "step" synchronisation based on the GPS time reference with ntpdate?
> Usually ntpdate uses the servers listed in /etc/ntp/step-tickers to do the
> initial sync, but in this case, I have no server...
> Thanks in advance for you help.
> Thierry MARTIN

Thierry has also sent this by private mail, and I've adviced him 
to run "ntpd -gq" instead.

Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
Bad Pyrmont

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