[time-nuts] UT+ Software for Linux?

Chris Albertson albertson.chris at gmail.com
Sun Jul 14 12:03:29 EDT 2013

Rater then removing the code from the NTP driver, I just run NTP.   If you
have the UT+ running to drive your GPSDO, why not also have it drive an NTP
server?  I had this setup in an Intel Atom powered system untill recently
when the motherboard failed (after many years running 24x7)  Now I am
looking to but Linux and NTP on an ARM system that uses only a couple watts
of power.

This CAN be "plug and go" if you buy a Thunderbolt "complete kit" on eBay
but those are expensive now and my last UT+ was $18 shipped.   I've got

On Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 8:42 AM, Bob Stewart <bob at evoria.net> wrote:

> OTOH, I did run across the source code for the NTP oncore interface.  I
> can use that and write a simple "C" program to change modes or whatever in
> the future.  It should be easy enough to write software to check that the
> UT+ is alive and tracking.  I'm going to have to get another serial port,
> though - or perhaps just a USB to serial converter.
> Having a GPSDO is starting to feel like I have several clocks to manage.
> =)  In my naivete I thought it would be just plug and go.


Chris Albertson
Redondo Beach, California

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