[time-nuts] FW: IEEE 1588
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed May 3 01:13:39 EDT 2006
In message <001901c66e61$bbd4db10$7f01000a at fakie>, "Christopher Hoover" writes:
>Has anyone been following the recently issued IEEE 1588 Precise Time
>Protocol (PTP) standard?
Yes, I have.
There's a $1000 license fee to HP for patents before you can start
to play with it and no waiver is possible, so Open Source not
>>From what I've read, implementations have demonstrated 10-100 nanosecond
>synchronization between computers connected via Ethernet.
Provided you have hardware support in the ethernet controller.
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