hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Sat Mar 24 00:15:51 UTC 2018
> The raspberry pi has no RTC. When it starts cold, the time may well be in
> 1969. Somehow, not sure how, that becomes 2134. Then gpsd uses that as the
> GPS epoch, and things go downhill from there...
So gpsd does something stupid and you expect ntpd to figure out how to
This is a good example of the sort of heuristic I was talking about. If the
time really is in 2134, then gpsd might be doing the right thing. But how
likely is that?
Do we know how a Raspberry Pi sets its clock during boot? This seems like
something worth tracking down and documenting. I'd guess it gets it from the
I just rebooted a Pi with ntpd disabled. It came up with a sensible time. I
powered it off for several minutes and it came up with the time when I
powered it off.
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