[ntp:questions] SNTP with 1ms of precision?

Marcelo Pimenta marcelopimentacs at gmail.com
Thu Jun 17 18:44:02 UTC 2010

Yes!! My question is about ms(MILIsecond) a collegue of this forum said that
NTP give nsec accurancy... Is impossible to have usec imagine nsec!


2010/6/17 David J Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid>

>  David,
>> CONGRATULATIONS!!! Very good tests and presentations!! Very very good!!!
>> You
>> gave me real results and all your reports are consistent and show that
>> it's
>> impossible to have usec and nsec precision using NTP though Ethernet. You
>> have SO stack latency and it's a Layer 7 protocol!!!
>> One more time... congratulations!!! It's helped a lot!!! I hope you page
>> be
>> on line forever =)   I have to see all things that you wrote over there
>> yet
>> but... I think is everything that I was looking for.
>> Thank you very much
> I'm glad you liked the page - it was millisecond precision (or the lack of
> it) that I was hoping to demonstrate - as you asked in the title of your
> topic "SNTP with 1ms of precision?"  I read ms as millisecond. Microsecond I
> think you will be struggling.
> BTW: there is a simplified configuration diagram of my network here:
>  http://www.satsignal.eu/mrtg/daily_ntp.html#Configuration
> Cheers,
> David
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