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

Ulrich Windl Ulrich.Windl at RZ.Uni-Regensburg.DE
Fri Sep 5 11:10:12 UTC 2003


shoppa at trailing-edge.com (Tim Shoppa) writes:

> Ulrich Windl <Ulrich.Windl at RZ.Uni-Regensburg.DE> wrote in message news:<m37k4qmhh9.fsf at pc5234.rz.uni-regensburg.de>...
> > * Merged patch for Linux-2.4.21.
> 
> I applied the patch to 2.4.22 with only a few minor hand-edits required,
> and it seems to be working OK on i386.  I didn't even try for the other
> architectures.
> 
> It looks to me like the "mainline" kernel authors have reserved KERN_TIME=55
> in sysctl.h (even though the definition isn't there) but have used
> 0x5460 for FIOQSIZE in 2.4.22, a minor and easily corrected collision
> with the PPS patch.

Maybe the mainstream kernel will have some of the time sysctls one
day...

Regards,
Ulrich

> 
> Tim.



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