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Re: [EFM] Network timing, ATM, ADSL/VDSL and EFM

On Fri, 28 Sep 2001 16:39:11 -0500  Roy Bynum wrote:
> Part of the work that I have been doing in a lab for the last two years to 
> characterize Ethernet transmission functionalities.  One of the surprising 
> things was how stable Ethernet inherently is.  Non-routing, switched GbE 
> Ethernet will often have a worst case data latency variance of a few 
> microseconds.  The end to end latency is more a factor of speed of light 
> latency than system latency.  This is several factors better than what is 
> normally expected of standard IP infrastructure.  Other than something to 
> handle "circuit" overloading, Ethernet does not normally need QOS.

Sounds like you are doing interesting and important work.  I would
love to explore in more detail.  Has it been published and if so,
could you be so kind as to give me some citations?