[ntp:questions] Re: NTP4 has 3 different time formats! Namly (32, 64, 128) bits wide
Ulrich.Windl at RZ.Uni-Regensburg.DE
Tue Jul 11 06:34:02 UTC 2006
"Max Power" <mikehack at u.washington.edu> writes:
> 1. The different modes are (in sum and total) a good design decision.
> 2. NTP5, when it is created -- will probably be more evolutionary in design.
> 3. The 32 bits (or 128 bits) mode could be used to get around the times when
> NTP fields all go to '0'
NTP being a network protocol with an implementation: Where in the network
protocol are timestamps of 64 and 128 bits? Please explain!
> >> NTP4 has 3 different time formats!
> >> Namly (32, 64, 128) bits wide.
> > The i386 has commands to operate on 4 bits, 8 bits, 16 bits, 32 bits, and
> > 64
> > bits, but what are you saying?
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