[ntp:questions] need help installing gps with ntp on Linux
uwe at klein-habertwedt.de
Sun Feb 12 10:44:34 UTC 2012
Ron Frazier (NTP) wrote:
> Hi Uwe,
> Thanks for the note. I've spent most of the day troubleshooting this.
> Your suggestion to check the error logs helped me find a solution. I
> found an error by apparmor in the syslog. I'll post the complete
> procedure to get it working once I've had a chance to write it up.
> Basically, though, I had to edit the apparmor tunable profile for ntpd
> to allow ntpd to access /dev/gps1 or /dev/gps5, then restart apparmor,
> then restart ntpd. Once I did that, the dominos started falling into
> place. I'm now on my way to having a functional system.
apparmor was an issue on SuSE some time ago ( now fixed and there is
YAST2 help for adjusting profiles now ).
( I didn't know/think about Ubuntu using apparmor )
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