[ntp:questions] TXCO derived PPS and Atom PPS Clock Discipline driver

Maarten Wiltink maarten at kittensandcats.net
Sun Oct 24 13:35:32 UTC 2010

"Nero Imhard" <nim at pipe.nl> wrote in message
news:4CC40319.7060302 at pipe.nl...

> [...] A TXCO is a frequency source, and not
> a time source. ntp's PPS drivers expect a time source. Each pulse
> should be precisely aligned with the start of a UTC-second.
> If your PPS pulses are not aligned with UTC, you cannot use the signal
> as a time source!

Not quite true. If you where in the second the pulse falls, you can.

Maarten Wiltink

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