[ntp:questions] nmea and initial large offset

Dave Hart davehart at gmail.com
Sat May 22 11:42:02 UTC 2010

On May 6, 06:42 UTC, Rini van Zetten wrote:
> >  when i start ntpd.
> > > But when the clock offset is big (1-1-1970 for example),
> > >  the ntpd refuses to use the gps reference clock.
> > > Using the "-g" option does not make any difference.
> > Does -g -q -x before starting NTPd as a service not get you there?
> This does also not work. Thanks all for you input.
> I'm afraid i have to add a workaround in my application which also gets the gps input,
> to set the time when it's more then 4 hours away from gps time.

I think a better answer is to disable ntpd's "panic" threshold
entirely with "tinker panic 0" in ntp.conf.

Hoping to stick a fork in the meat of this conversation,
Dave Hart

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