[ntp:questions] Getting PPS on a modern rack-mounted server?
David L. Mills
mills at udel.edu
Tue Jun 3 02:46:52 UTC 2008
I haven't seen the machine; it allegedly is a 1U and was installed as a
replacement for a Sun 10. My report was based on a staff message. I do
know the connector is a modular jack with four pins.
Brian Utterback wrote:
> David L. Mills wrote:
>> The PPSAPI was designed so that any serial device, including the
>> console, could be used for the DCD signal. Our problem with Sun Netras
>> is that the DCD signal is not supported. Something like a SIIG serial
>> card should work just fine.
> Could you elaborate. Which model of Netra? Are you saying that the model
> of Netra you are talking about has a serial port, but that serial port
> does not have DCD connected?
> Brian Utterback
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