[time-nuts] Set time on Solaris computer from HP 58503A
gigneil at gmail.com
Sun Dec 14 07:39:23 EST 2014
Based on my recent testing - including Solaris - you will be better off
with the Internet unless your USB adapter is far better behaved than the
several I have here
On Sunday, December 14, 2014, Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net> wrote:
> > Can anyone advise if this is possible, and if so what software is
> > Any idea what sort of accuracy would be achievable?
> I'm not familiar with Solaris. I've never worked with a 58503A, but I have
> worked with the Z3801A and KS-24361.
> I'd try ntpd. There is probably a version that comes with Solaris.
> USB probably doesn't support PPS. I'd expect time to be within ballpark of
> 10s of ms, roughly what you would expect with a good network connection so
> use that as a sanity check.
> You will need to setup your ntp.conf to use the HP driver, 26.
> You will need to setup your 58503A to use UTC in T2 mode.
> :diag:gps:utc 1 (and reboot?)
> :ptime:tcode:format F2
> You can check the GPS/UTC setting on the status page, and check the T2
> setting by sending:
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