Awesome man I'm glad it's working for you! I use buildroot for most
everything and then I can compile everything much easier all at once
On Aug 8, 2016 1:22 PM, "Chris Greenman" <chris.m.green...@gmail.com> wrote:
> UGH!!! I really wish distros would provide software that is more up to
> date. Looks like it might have been gpsd.
> On a whim I decided to scrap the repo provided gpsd AND chrony and
> compiled everything myself. it now appears as if everything is working.
> chrony sources output:
> 210 Number of sources = 1
> MS Name/IP address Stratum Poll Reach LastRx Last sample
> #* GPS 0 4 377 17 +296us[ +347us] +/-
> I am perfectly happy with 200ms error in time. That more than suits my
> Sorry for wasting everyone's time. I was trying to save time and
> frustration by using the repo supplied (and you would think tested)
> binaries. It would have been a lot quicker and less frustrating to just
> compile. lol.
> On Mon, Aug 8, 2016 at 11:50 AM, Chris Greenman <
> chris.m.green...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ok, Here are the latest strace files. It looks like the chrony in the
>> Jessie repos does not have debug compiled in. I downloaded the latest
>> source and compiled. The trace is using that binary not the distro
>> supplied (Ver. 1.30). I should note that I already tried the fresh
>> compiled version before and got the same results as the distro version.
>> On Mon, Aug 8, 2016 at 9:19 AM, Miroslav Lichvar <mlich...@redhat.com>
>>> On Mon, Aug 08, 2016 at 09:05:03AM -0400, Chris Greenman wrote:
>>> > I didn't think the -F option was correct but it didn't seem to work
>>> > it either. I was just hunting and pecking. My gps does not (directly)
>>> > provide PPS. It's a ublox 6 so I could probably wire it in but to be
>>> > honest, I don't need that much precision. For my needs NTP is accurate
>>> > enough but it's not always available which is why I want time from GPS.
>>> Note that GPS without PPS is typically less stable than NTP over
>>> internet. Binary mode may work better than NMEA.
>>> > As
>>> > for the dependencies and starting order, that's easy to fix. Right now
>>> > gpsd is starting from init.d and chrony is starting from systemd. I
>>> > just remove the rc#.d links and write a new .service file for gpsd with
>>> > "After = chrony.service" and "Wanted by = default.target". Then
>>> verify the
>>> > chrony service file jives with the one for gpsd.
>>> With SHM refclock that shouldn't be necessary. Only for SOCK chronyd
>>> needs to be started first.
>>> > The last gps strace I posted was with the -D 8 option specified. I
>>> > not, however, specify -f to strace so it is not following after it
>>> The -N option disables forking. Another useful option is -n, which
>>> tells gpsd to not wait for clients, so SHM is always updated.
>>> > As soon as I get some play time today I'll run some new traces. Is
>>> > attaching the best way to send the files or is there a bit bucket
>>> > I should use?
>>> I think it's ok to post here if it's not too large (e.g. > 100KB). Or
>>> you can compress it first.
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