[ntp:questions] Re: Spectracom TPRO-PCI (was Spectrcomm TPRO-PCI)
timkeck at gmpexpress.net
Sat Sep 23 23:50:43 UTC 2006
Yes, it would be nice to have one driver for all. I'll see if I can
gather enough documentation about them to determine the feasability of
the merger, or at least write a framework to incorporate other cards as
somwone else gathers the information.
Spectracom was the only one I could find that had a Linux 2.6 kernel,
though. Maybe other will be forthcoming.
I believe Spectracom and Symmetricom are the only remaining companies in
the business, having bought up Bancomm, True Time, KSI, and Datum
David L. Mills wrote:
> Darn, I thought the KSI/Odetics cards were toast, as the last one I had
> ran only on a Sun SBus system in SunOS 4.3. Keep in mind those cards are
> similar to others made by Bancomm and TrueTime and lately by
> Symmetricom. It would be nice to fold these characters into a common
> Tim Keck wrote:
>> I have received, at work, 12 Spectrcom TPRO-PCI cards. These are the
>> evolutionary successors to the KSI/Odetics TPRO card. I also have the
>> Linux driver for the 2.6 kernel for these cards.
>> Has anyone had any experience using this card as a reference clock?
>> If not, I will attempt to modify refclock_tpro to use this card and
>> Tim Keck
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