[ntp:questions] Befuddled and confused, again...

David Lord snews at lordynet.org
Mon Feb 15 03:25:27 UTC 2010


unruh wrote:

> There is also the shmpps program, which detects pps either on the serial
> or the parallel port and uses the shm driver to deliver the time offset.
> Something else is needed to determine the "seconds" while shmpps
> determines the usec using the serial or parallel port interrupt drivers. 
> 
> I do not know if shmpps works out the box on Freebsd, but it should not
> be hard to adapt, assuming bsd supports the shm refclock driver.

Tarball has a message "Linux-specific".

On NetBSD it fails to compile but I might have a venture
into the unknown by comparison with similar programs that
do compile (to correctly functioning executables).

David




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