Re: [NTP 8/9] convert to the NTP4 reference model

From: Roman Zippel
Date: Thu Aug 10 2006 - 16:00:13 EST


On Thu, 10 Aug 2006, Andrew Morton wrote:

> > It's the behaviour the current ntp daemon expects, the ntp documentation
> > has more information and a link to the package (e.g. under Debian at
> > /usr/share/doc/ntp-doc/html/kern.html).
> >
> So... the current kernel is behaving in a manner other than that which the
> NTP daemon expects? Does this cause any problems?

It's not drastically different, so for normal internet usage there is no
big difference. has a bit more information on
this topic.

> I'm trying to work out what reason we might have for merging this patch.

It also allows us to sanely readd the PPS bits, where the changes were
more significant.

bye, Roman
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