Subject: Re: Clock synchronization with ISDN
To: None <,>
From: Wolfgang Solfrank <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/17/1997 20:22:18
> The timestamp is coming over the 16Kbit/s D channel, which is designed to be  
> a very low latency out-of-band signaling channel.
> Why would latency be high on the D channel?  Assuming you're not abusing it  
> for something like a low volume X.25 channel, by definition, there should  
> never be any significant latency.

Since by design the D channel may carry a "low volume" X.25 channel (it's
running effectively as a 9600 baud X.25 line), why would anyone bother to
make the clock particularly accurate, esp. more accurate than can be
guarranteed over this channel?
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