[ntp:questions] NTP & PPS, part 2 ;)

Paul tik-tok at bodosom.net
Tue Dec 16 14:32:12 UTC 2014

On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 8:52 AM, Martin Burnicki <
martin.burnicki at meinberg.de> wrote:

> In the past there may have been reasons to check this at compile time, but
> as I've already pointed out in another posting the checks could at least be
> made at runtime on system which likely provide a PPS API conforming to the
> RFC.

A key point here is that the Linux kernel (like Solaris) does not provide
the RFC 2783 "PPS-API".  They provide classic i/o controls to communicate
with the PPS "driver".

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