[ntp:questions] nmea and initial large offset

Mr. James W. Laferriere babydr at baby-dragons.com
Sat May 22 18:17:59 UTC 2010

 	Hello Dave ,

On Sat, 22 May 2010, Dave Hart wrote:
> 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
 	Can you please share any good AND bad side effects from adding this 
option to our conf files ?
 	I do not have enough knowledge about the internals of ntpd to make heads 
or tail what side effects there may be form this .

 		Tia ,  JimL
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