[time-nuts] Set time on Solaris computer from HP 58503A
hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Sun Dec 14 17:00:01 EST 2014
> 1) Downloaded ntp-4.2.6p5
If you are going to compile it (rather than use whatever comes with your
system), please use the Release Candidate version from:
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> and also the directory /dev/fd
That's something else. I don't know what they are. My guess would be
something associated with the file system.
> That I am not sure how to configure ntp.conf - a case of RTFM.
It's probably as simple as adding
but read the driver26.html page
You also need something like:
ln -s /dev/ttyS0 /dev/hpgps0
> How do you reboot - apart from of course powering the thing off?
Yes. Power cycle.
> E-101> :PTIME:TCODE?
You can sanity check the UTC/GPS by eyeball. They are 16 seconds apart.
You can clear the E-101 (and get back to scpi) by sending:
> I know those commands, although I don't recommend "reboot" - it is less
> clean than init 6. I assumed that that Hal Murry's "reboot" was meant to be
> the GPS receiver, not the Solaris computer, but maybe I mis-understood.
Yes. Power cycle the GPSDO. At least on the Z3801A, it's stored in flash.
You only have to do it once.
I think there is a software command to reboot. I don't have it handy.
Mostly, I work from the Z3801A manual. A few things don't work on the
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