[ntp:questions] Using Trimble TSIP under Linux

unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Mon Oct 29 23:15:15 UTC 2012


On 2012-10-29, David Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
> On 29/10/2012 06:36, A C wrote:
>> On 10/28/2012 22:36, David Taylor wrote:
>>> On 29/10/2012 03:32, A C wrote:
>>> []
>>>> Check the main ntpd log for error messages.
>>>
>>> I would if I knew where to find it!
>>
>> If it's based off Debian then it's usually /var/log/ or /var/log/ntpd/
>> otherwise find / -name ntpd.log should answer your question :)
>
> Thanks, A C.  Yes, it's Debian-based, but there's no ntpd.log anywhere 
> on the system.  I checked the locations you mentioned and tried the find 
> command.
>
> I've now managed to get a recent NTP to compile (takes about 25 
> minutes), and I would install it except that the page I have says it 
> will install to:
>
>    /usr/local/bin/ntpd
>
> as as there's nothing there at the moment I don't see how that would 
> replace the existing version....

It will not since the current version is probably in /usr/bin/ntpd or
/usr/sbin/ntpd. You could just copy it over. Move the current one away
to some recoverable name (ntpd.old) and then copy the new one in.

>
> http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=1970&start=25
> says:
>
> ___________________________
> mkdir build                # make a convenient working directory
> cd build
> wget 
> http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~ntp/ntp_spool/ntp4/ntp-4.2/ntp-4.2.6p5.tar.gz
> tar xvfz ntp-4.2.6p5.tar.gz
> cd ntp-4.2.6p5/
> ./configure --enable-ATOM  # takes about 45 minutes

Slow machine!

> make                       # takes over 1 hour
What are you running on. and old original IBMPC with the 8088 processor?

> sudo apt-get remove ntp    # get rid of previously existing install of ntpd
> sudo make install      # puts ntpd in /usr/local/bin/ntpdmkdir build 
>              # make a convenient working directory
> cd build
> wget 
> http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~ntp/ntp_spool/ntp4/ntp-4.2/ntp-4.2.6p5.tar.gz
> tar xvfz ntp-4.2.6p5.tar.gz
> cd ntp-4.2.6p5/
> ./configure --enable-ATOM  # takes about 45 minutes
> make                       # takes over 1 hour
> sudo apt-get remove ntp    # get rid of previously existing install of ntpd
> sudo make install      # puts ntpd in /usr/local/bin/ntpd
> ___________________________
>
> I used ntp-4.2.7p314.tar.gz as I had that compiled and running on 
> Windows.  Maybe the instructions are out of date?



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