[ntp:questions] Re: announce: PPSkit-2.1.2 for Linux 2.4.21

Ulrich Windl Ulrich.Windl at RZ.Uni-Regensburg.DE
Thu Sep 4 13:20:08 UTC 2003


ptrojane at mion.elka.pw.edu.pl (Piotr Trojanek) writes:

> In article <m37k4qmhh9.fsf at pc5234.rz.uni-regensburg.de>, Ulrich Windl wrote:
> >I would like to have any feedback regarding architectures other than
> >ia32/Pentium.  The download can be found on up-to-date Linux mirrors
> >in /pub/linux/daemons/ntp/PPS as PPSkit-2.1.2.tar.gz (or bz2). The
> >size is about 125kB.
> 
> What are the reasons Linux use TSC for PPS timestamping, while
> FreeBSD-5.1-RELEASE use ACPI (by default)? -- I don't say ACPI is
> better, just asking.

I found out what the TSC is, but I have no idea about the APIC.

Ulrich

> 
> -- 
> Piotr Trojanek



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