[PATCH 6/8] ptp: Added a clock that uses the eTSEC found on the MPC85xx.

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Fri Sep 24 06:43:59 EST 2010

> Please do not introduce useless additional layers for clock sync. Load
> these ptp clocks like the other regular clock modules and make them sync
> system time like any other clock.

I don't think you understand PTP. PTP has masters, a system can need to
be honouring multiple conflicting masters at once.

> Really guys: I want a PTP solution! Now! And not some idiotic additional
> kernel layers that just pass bits around because its so much fun and
> screws up clock accurary in due to the latency noise introduced while
> having so much fun with the bits.

There are some interesting complications in putting a PTP sync
interface in kernel.

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