Subject: Re: Clock synchronization with ISDN
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Christian Kuhtz <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/17/1997 11:02:55
On Mon, 17 Feb 1997 13:13:37 +0100 (MET), Ignatios Souvatzis  
<> wrote:
> You don't really want to set the time directly from these messages....
> You will have some jitter in your time messages _arrival_, and you
> want to avoid backward jumps in the systems notion of time.

Why would he have jitter?  This stuff is coming over the ISDN signaling  
channel (D channe) which is by design out-of-band signaling and shouldn't  
suffer from the above.  Life on the signaling channel is a very accurate, very  
uniform latency time source.

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