Problem with GPSD refclock

Gary E. Miller gem at
Thu Jan 26 19:26:07 UTC 2017

Yo Rich!

On Thu, 26 Jan 2017 09:48:14 -0800
Rich Wales <richw at> wrote:

> I reconfigured / rebuilt ntpsec with refclocks enabled, and everything
> appears to be working fine now.


> I'm using the "gpsd" refclock, and contrary to some other people's
> experiences, it is running extremely stably for me, with jitter values
> (from the peerstats file) consistently 10 microseconds or less, and
> with an offset generally within +/- 2 milliseconds vs. several
> outside servers.

Sure, it will be stable, until you get some signla loss.  Then the fun
begins.  You are using mode 1, which avoids the really bad aspects of
mode 2.

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