[ntp:hackers] IEEE 1588 support in NTP?
bg at lysator.liu.se
Fri Oct 28 08:20:36 PDT 2005
Martin Burnicki <martin.burnicki at meinberg.de> writes:
> Please keep in mind that PTP yields an accuracy in the nanosecond range *only*
> if special network adapters with PTP support are used on all PTP nodes.
> PTP support for network adapters means that the adapters include a hardware
> timestamp unit which takes a time stamp whenever a PTP packet goes on the
> wire or is coming in from the wire.
Are 1588 going into general ethernet chipsets?
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