Time Synchronization Modes

Time-Stamping and Time Synchronization

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Intel® PAC
Napatech SmartNIC
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User Guide

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This section describes the 4 different time synchronization modes that are supported by the NT SmartNICs. The 4 modes apply to different usage scenarios, and they are described in these subsections:
Note: Only the subsection OS Time Synchronization applies to the Intel® PAC with Intel® Arria® 10 GX FPGA running Napatech Link™ Capture Software

In addition to the 4 different time synchronization modes, the SmartNIC time stamp clock can be free-running based on the local oscillator in the SmartNIC.