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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
To: Roman Zippel <zippel@linux-m68k.org>
Cc: johnstul@us.ibm.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, mingo@elte.hu,
	rostedt@goodmis.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Remove obsolete CLOCK_TICK_ADJUST
Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 14:08:42 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080229140842.575e72aa.akpm@linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0802290547320.2723@scrub.home>

On Fri, 29 Feb 2008 05:49:35 +0100 (CET)
Roman Zippel <zippel@linux-m68k.org> wrote:

> Can we please clean up the current mess and get the patch below merged?
> 
> bye, Roman
> 
> 
> Revert bbe4d18ac2e058c56adb0cd71f49d9ed3216a405 and
> e13a2e61dd5152f5499d2003470acf9c838eab84 and remove CLOCK_TICK_ADJUST
> completely. Add a optional kernel parameter ntp_tick_adj instead to allow
> adjusting of a large base drift and thus keeping ntpd happy.
> The CLOCK_TICK_ADJUST mechanism was introduced at a time PIT was the
> primary clock, but we have a varity of clock sources now, so a global PIT
> specific adjustment makes little sense anymore.
> 

The changelog provides no reason for the revert of those two patches.

Look at it from the point of view of a person who hasn't been following the
discussion (whose initials might be LT).  That person might get puzzled and
upset, no?


  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-29 22:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 36+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-01-24  2:38 [PATCH] correct inconsistent ntp interval/tick_length usage john stultz
2008-01-24  9:14 ` Valdis.Kletnieks
2008-01-25 14:07 ` Roman Zippel
2008-01-29  2:28   ` john stultz
2008-01-29  4:02     ` Roman Zippel
2008-01-30  2:14       ` john stultz
2008-01-31  1:55         ` Roman Zippel
2008-01-31  2:16           ` john stultz
2008-01-31  5:02             ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-02  1:02               ` John Stultz
2008-02-08 17:33                 ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-09  2:17                   ` john stultz
2008-02-09  4:47                     ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-09  5:04                       ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-09 14:13                         ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-10 18:45                     ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-12  0:09                       ` john stultz
2008-02-12 14:36                         ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-14  4:36                           ` john stultz
2008-02-16  4:24                             ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-19  1:02                               ` john stultz
2008-02-19  4:04                                 ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-20  1:50                                   ` john stultz
2008-02-20 17:08                                     ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-22  2:39                                       ` john stultz
2008-02-25 14:44                                         ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-29  4:49                                         ` [PATCH] Remove obsolete CLOCK_TICK_ADJUST Roman Zippel
2008-02-29  6:25                                           ` Ray Lee
2008-02-29 13:31                                             ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-29 22:08                                           ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2008-02-29 22:27                                             ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-29 22:38                                               ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-29 23:11                                               ` john stultz
2008-02-29 23:11                                           ` john stultz
2008-03-02  4:03                                             ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-29 18:54                                         ` [PATCH] correct inconsistent ntp interval/tick_length usage Jörg-Volker Peetz

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