Which interfaces are important today to define a time-hardware snap interface

Gary E. Miller gem at rellim.com
Wed Aug 24 17:26:56 UTC 2016

Yo Christian!

On Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:29:31 +0200
Christian Ehrhardt <christian.ehrhardt at canonical.com> wrote:

> I tried to summarize what an "time-hardware" interface for snappy
> - Do we also need like /dev/ttyS%d+ ?

A lot of procedures on the internet refer to /dev/ttyS%d, /dev/ttyUSB%d,
and /dev/ttyAMA%d

So for generatlity those would be nice.

> To be honest - I personally only ever "met" /dev/pps, but then i'm no
> NTP expert so please advise what is would be reasonable to define
> such an interface.

/dev/pps%d is often autogenerated when needed by gpsd or ldattach.  So
many NTPP users never know it is there.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97703
	gem at rellim.com  Tel:+1 541 382 8588
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