[time-nuts] 4501 Netclock
ralph at ralphsmith.org
Thu Apr 22 12:25:52 UTC 2010
On Apr 22, 2010, at 3:03 AM, Hal Murray wrote:
>> Has anyone successfully used a Thunderbolt GPS with a 4501 Netclock based
>> on the design that John Ackermann describes on his web page.
> I assume you are talking about:
> Calling it a Netclock confuses google searching.
>> What I am concerned about is whether or not the Thunderbolt RS-232 port
>> supplies the time information in the correct format.
> If you are using ntpd, the Palisade driver (29) has an option to support
> TBolts. It works fine for me, but I'm running on a vanilla PC rather than a
> Soekris box.
> I think that driver is included in the normal build. If not, you will have
> to rebuild ntpd.
Additionally you can also use gpsd and interface to the ntpd SHM driver. I also wrote a program called tboltd that in addition to interfacing with the SHM driver allows you to monitor the Thunderbolt with Lady Heather. There is a thread on that at <http://www.febo.com/pipermail/time-nuts/2010-February/044476.html>
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