|| ||Patrick Ohly <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|| ||David Miller <email@example.com>|
|| ||[PATCH NET-NEXT 0/10] hardware time stamping with new fields in
|| ||Thu, 12 Feb 2009 15:57:50 +0100|
|| ||John Stultz <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
"Ronciak, John" <email@example.com>,
|| ||Article, Thread
This revision of the patch series transports hardware time stamps from
the hardware into user space via additional fields in struct
skb_shared_info. It's based on net-next-2.6 as of this morning.
This is the solution that emerged from the discussion of the other
approaches suggested before (reuse tstamp, extend skbuff, optional
structs): it has the advantage of not touching skbuff and also has the
The clocksource and timecompare patches have been reviewed by John
Stultz. He doesn't mind merging them via the net subtree.
John Ronciak reviewed the igb driver patches. He suggested to merge the
patches as they; after all, PTPd already works fine. I just tested again
on 32 and 64 bit x86, both with the timestamping example programs as
well as with PTPd. Latest patched PTPd is here:
The open TODOs in the igb driver will be fixed. We think that this will
be easier with the infrastructure and the driver in a regular kernel
David, I hope you consider the patches acceptable now. If not, then as
before: please let me know what I can do to make them acceptable.
Best Regards, Patrick Ohly
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