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From: Richard Cochran <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: lan743x_ptp: convert to ktime_get_clocktai_ts64
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:25:58 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180817162558.GB22210@eeboy> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 08:50:03PM +0000, wrote:
> Sounds reasonable to me. I will yield to Richard's insight.
> But it would be nice if requirements like these were documented.

I think the only reason for initializing to the system UTC (as most
drivers do) is historical.  The first Intel driver was simply copied.
I've been thinking recently that we should standardize this.  I'm open
for suggestions on how to do this. Remember that the system time is
likely wrong at driver initialization time.


  reply	other threads:[~2018-08-17 16:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-08-15 17:49 [PATCH] net: lan743x_ptp: convert to ktime_get_clocktai_ts64 Arnd Bergmann
2018-08-15 18:03 ` Bryan.Whitehead
2018-08-15 20:33   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-08-15 20:41     ` Bryan.Whitehead
2018-08-15 20:44       ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-08-15 20:50         ` Bryan.Whitehead
2018-08-17 16:25           ` Richard Cochran [this message]
2018-08-17 19:29             ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-08-18  0:09               ` Richard Cochran
2018-08-19 17:58 ` David Miller

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