[ntp:questions] Change poll interval at runtime?
uwe at klein-habertwedt.de
Tue Feb 28 08:23:28 UTC 2012
David J Taylor wrote:
> "A C" <agcarver+ntp at acarver.net> wrote in message
> news:4F4C0508.2010900 at acarver.net...
>> Zilog was completely standard on sun4c and sun4m so it's neither case
>> of non-standard nor faulty hardware. It's just different (but
>> standard for the architecture). It also hasn't been fully worked
>> through likely because the much more recent Sun hardware had shifted
>> to other hardware components in an effort to reduce costs.
>> Eventually, of course, Sun switched architectures entirely and the
>> latest Sun hardware has an Intel based design rather than the orignal
>> Sun RISC processor designs.
> OK, so non-standard architecture (for today), then!
The IBM-PC Hardware was quite the regression for the time.
The 68k and Z80 Systems had "real*" and capable IO integrated circuits.
The initial TTL bitbang stuff was really limited.
Z8035, Z8530, M68851, M68230, ..
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