[Intel-wired-lan] [PATCH net-next 1/2] rtnetlink: Add new RTM_GETEECSTATE message to get SyncE status

Richard Cochran richardcochran at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 02:09:15 UTC 2021


On Thu, Sep 09, 2021 at 12:59:27AM +0200, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 08, 2021 at 03:20:27PM -0700, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> > On Wed, 8 Sep 2021 21:34:37 +0200 Andrew Lunn wrote:
> > > Since we are talking about clocks and dividers, and multiplexors,
> > > should all this be using the common clock framework, which already
> > > supports most of this? Do we actually need something new?
> > 
> > Does the common clock framework expose any user space API?
> 
> Ah, good point. No, i don't think it does, apart from debugfs, which
> is not really a user space API, and it contains read only descriptions
> of the clock tree, current status, mux settings, dividers etc.

Wouldn't it make sense to develop some kind of user land API to
manipulate the common clock framework at run time?

Just dreaming...

Richard


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