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

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Thu Sep 4 03:03:55 UTC 2003


At the risk and inherent habit of making trouble, how is it that the
base Linux kernel does not have the PPSKit function? It seems a real
lose to adapt to each and every wrinkle in the patriarch's brow. Hmm;
maybe I should rephrase that.


> Hello patchers and mergers,
> Jeff Mock, Kasenna, Inc., and I proudly announce the availability of
> PPSkit-2.1.2 since 7:00 UTC.  The work for this release was funded by
> Kasenna, Inc. (thanks!).
> Here are the boring news:
>                               NEWS for 2.1.2
> * Merged patch for Linux-2.4.21.  Some architectures may no longer be
>   working because of modifications in timing code that I don't understand.
>   Intel Pentium does work however.
> * Revised ``INSTALL''.  I still think it's worth reading.  Revised
>   ``README''.
> * This release has been sponsored (see CREDITS).
> --------
> 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.
> Those who report problems might get fixes! Please find a bug!
> Enjoy,
> Ulrich

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