[ntp:questions] A proposal to use NIC launch time support to improve NTP

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Thu Dec 13 21:27:43 UTC 2012


On 12/13/2012 6:14 AM, Jonatan Walck wrote:
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> you wouldn't have to "move time" over the bus at every
>  single query. One could fetch a receive timestamp from
>  the network controller (actually it'll come along with
>  the packet already, so you don't have to fetch anything)
>  and use that as if it was set from the clock in the kernel.

I think 1588 Precision Time Protocol is already doing this
  kind of stuff with these adapters.

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