[ntp:questions] PPS kit for 2.6 linux kernels?

Jon Kåre Hellan dev at null.com
Wed Mar 21 10:22:20 UTC 2007

Ulrich Windl <Ulrich.Windl at RZ.Uni-Regensburg.DE> writes:

> tomnykds at comcast.net writes:
>> I know I've seen the answer before, but what's the status of
>> a PPS kit for the 2.6 kernels?  The last time I looked I
>> couldn't find it, but I know it exists.
> The intention was that it would be PPSkit-3.x, but there's a release date in
> the unforeseeable fututre (if ever). I've provved that one can do it in Linux,
> and it's up to the kernel folks to provide a reasonable interface for
> timekeeping. I'll do the PPS API stuff again, but I won't re-implement the
> kernel clock and the NTP algorithms over and over. Especially as there are
> guy around who can do everything better. Ask them!
> There is a patch to implement PPS API (and a little more) for Linux 2.6, but
> that's not a complete "PPSkit".

Have you looked at the new PPS patch which was posted by Rodolfo
Giometti to LKML recently? He is proposing it for inclusion in the kernel.


Jon Kåre Hellan, UNINETT, Trondheim, Norway

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