[ntp:questions] Change poll interval at runtime?
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Tue Feb 28 06:26:14 UTC 2012
"A C" <agcarver+ntp at acarver.net> wrote in message
news:4F4C0508.2010900 at acarver.net...
> Zilog was completely standard on sun4c and sun4m so it's neither case of
> non-standard nor faulty hardware. It's just different (but standard for
> the architecture). It also hasn't been fully worked through likely
> because the much more recent Sun hardware had shifted to other hardware
> components in an effort to reduce costs. Eventually, of course, Sun
> switched architectures entirely and the latest Sun hardware has an Intel
> based design rather than the orignal Sun RISC processor designs.
OK, so non-standard architecture (for today), then! <G> Still a pity
that no-one has fixed the drivers....
> Unless someone has a copy on CD laying around the earlier versions I
> can't get one from Oracle anymore.
Let's hope someone does.
> I have grander plans for the GPS besides timekeeping so I want to have
> it running in SiRF mode which requires gpsd to translate the data and
> send it over to ntpd for time. But as long as PPS+Internet work then
> it's good enough for timing. One Internet server is set to prefer
> already so it does pick up on PPS after the servers have been polled a
> few times. They are just forever stuck at 64 second intervals.
I expect you have the Internet servers set to iburst as well? It looks
like you've done all you can.
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