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Date:   Wed, 10 Aug 2022 18:37:19 -0700
From:   Richard Cochran <richardcochran@...il.com>
To:     Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
Cc:     Csókás Bence <csokas.bence@...lan.hu>,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, Fugang Duan <fugang.duan@....com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fec: Restart PPS after link state change

On Thu, Aug 11, 2022 at 02:05:39AM +0200, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> > Yes. We use PPS to synchronize devices on a common backplane. We use PTP to
> > sync this PPS to a master clock. But if PTP sync drops out, we wouldn't want
> > the backplane-level synchronization to fail. The PPS needs to stay on as
> > long as userspace *explicitly* disables it, regardless of what happens to
> > the link.
> 
> We need the PTP Maintainers view on that. I don't know if that is
> normal or not.

IMO the least surprising behavior is that once enabled, a feature
stays on until explicitly disabled.

Thanks,
Richard

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