ntpsec: reference driver 38/hopf 6021
Eric S. Raymond
esr at thyrsus.com
Thu Nov 26 13:37:15 UTC 2015
(Copied to the ntpsec devel list.)
Martin Kotzan <m-ntp at kotzan.net>:
> Hi Eric,
> great to see you are taking ntp into this century!
> I'd like to holler about the planned removal of driver type 38 (Hopf 6021
> This driver is still needed by current Hopf clocks connected via serial
> connection, so the "6021" part is probably a misnomer. These clocks are
> used for infrastructure applications on systems not connected to the
> internet. (So my employer will start using ntpsec in 5 years or so when
> it has made it into an enterprise distribution.)
> http://www.hopf.com/en/ => Download => Technical Descriptions
> e.g. current GPS clock 6844:
> "6.3.3 Data String for NTP (Network Time Protocol)"
> "parameter of transmission:
> - hopf Standard String (6021)"
Noted. You are our very first device-saving holler from outside the
Should we change the device name to just "Hopf serial"? What models other
than the 6021 does this cover?
<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>
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