[ntp:questions] ntpd: time reset problem

Hal Murray hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net
Thu Sep 24 07:34:29 UTC 2009

>I have a SiRF star III based USB dongle (US GlobalSat BU-353)</plug>
>that I got a location off of in a basement room about 6 feet from the
>window. currently it's attached to box whos' ntpd crashes every time
>mention it. I think it's talking in the binary mode and the kernel
>is tuck at the wrong speed. (I probably just need to restart it.)

What version of ntpd are you using?  What sort of error message
do you get?

ntpd shouldn't crash just because it gets garbage from a refclock.
We should fix this, but we need more info.

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