RE: [PATCH] Drivers: hv: util: Implement Time Synchronization using host time sample
From: Thomas Shao
Date: Fri Sep 26 2014 - 11:14:38 EST
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> From: Mike Surcouf [mailto:mps.surcouf.lkml@xxxxxxxxx]
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> Subject: Re: [PATCH] Drivers: hv: util: Implement Time Synchronization using
> host time sample
> In CENTOS and RHEL 6 and upwards the official way would be to use
> which is provided by ntp/chrony package
> This dependency on user space packages that may or may not be installed is
> going to cause a lot of confusion in an already confused space.
> Are we sure theres no other way?
I think another way is to expose the do_adjtimex to kernel module. I'm not sure if there is any concerns. I'll investigate that.