[ntp:questions] toward ubiquitous high precision time-stamps

Jason Rabel jason at extremeoverclocking.com
Sun Jul 1 14:45:04 UTC 2007


Wasn't there some special network hardware a while back that had its own
precision timestamping scheme built directly on the adapter?

Jason

>With European authorities recently attempting to
>drive much greater time-stamp accuracies into IP
>network infrastructure, it raises the question about
>whether anyone has been developing supporting
>technologies that leverage the use 0f NTP data.
>
>For example, if the time-stamp included the
>most recent NTP query information such as the
>NTP reference clock URI, last local clock offset
>and jitter, and current drift rate, much greater
>precisions could be effected.  Any work being
>done along these lines?
>--tony




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