[ntp:questions] Setting the COM port for the NMEA driver

Dave Hart davehart at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 16:41:35 UTC 2009

>> found that ntp gets along well with the virtual ports, 4.2.5p180 seems
>> to fail to connect once the com port number is 2 digits. in my
>> hardware com1-com3 are hardware, com4-com19 are emulated by the MOXA
>> driver software. NTP conencted well to com6, com8 and com9, but did
>> not connect to com10 or higher.

A fix for that issue is on the way for ntp-dev, see http://bugs.ntp.org/1204

Thanks to Peter Rosin for pointing out the \\.\COM11 syntax before
anyone realized that ntpd was working through COM9 but no higher.

Dave Hart

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