[ntp:questions] GPS with PPS without any soldering requirements?
unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Mon Feb 11 18:46:22 UTC 2008
=?utf-8?Q?Dag-Erling_Sm=C3=B8rgrav?= <des at des.no> writes:
>cmadams at hiwaay.net (Chris Adams) writes:
>> The way I finally got mine working in a stable setup was to use USB for
>> the NMEA statements and put the PPS signal over a pin on the parallel
>> port (using shm_splc2 to get the PPS from there to ntpd) since I didn't
>> have an available serial port.
>The moral is: don't buy a computer without a serial port :)
>> This way I also don't need another power source.
>You can also draw power from a USB port without actually connecting a
>USB device or transferring any data over it.
Sure, which would mean he would have three connections-- one to usb, one to
serial and one to parallel . Now that is what I have, but it is hardly
>Dag-Erling SmÃ¸rgrav - des at des.no
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