RFC 1589

A Kernel Model for Precision Timekeeping, March 1994

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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Author:
D. Mills
Stream:
[Legacy]

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC1589

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Abstract

This memorandum describes an engineering model which implements a precision time-of-day function for a generic operating system. The model is based on the principles of disciplined oscillators and phase-lock loops (PLL) often found in the engineering literature. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.


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