refclock 28 gone wacky on me

Gary E. Miller gem at
Fri Jun 10 03:38:58 UTC 2016

Yo Mike!

On Thu, 9 Jun 2016 22:25:54 -0400
Mike <bellyacres at> wrote:

> What I fail to understand is why this just seems to have
> appeared out of thin air.  It's not like I just hooked this up
> yesterday.  I have toyed with this thing for probably three years off
> and on, never had anything like the offset I'm seeing.  Of course
> there is no saved data from times when it was running well.

My guess is it depends on the initial conditions.  Jiggle the system 
clock 1/2 second forward and back, restart gpsd a few times and
you may see it come and go.

You said you had used the HOWTO, I assume you updated gpsd from git.
Maybe it is recently broken in git.

Let me ponder this a while, and see if I can come up with a patch.  I'll
need to study the code taking into account this new, and unexpected,

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97703
	gem at  Tel:+1 541 382 8588
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