[time-nuts] beaglebone black, debian, NTP client

Attila Kinali attila at kinali.ch
Fri Jan 1 16:19:07 EST 2016


On Thu, 31 Dec 2015 17:27:40 -0800
jimlux <jimlux at earthlink.net> wrote:

> Has anyone fooled with using NTP on a beaglebone black running Debian 
> (the beagleboard.org image)?
> 
> I assume it's just a matter of turning on ntpd (which I'm not sure is 
> even installed) and/or running ntpdate (I'm not looking for super 
> accuracy.. it's for a sprinkler timer)

A couple of people have. If you look at the archives you'll find
a few of those. Dan Drown sticks out a bit here, as he is AFAIK
the only one who used a GPIO as a PPS input on the BBB:
(last mail seen around december 2014)

http://blog.dan.drown.org/beaglebone-black-timer-capture-driver/
http://blog.dan.drown.org/tcxo-beaglebone-black/

HTH

			Attila Kinali

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