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PFREC
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IEEE 1588 hardware implementation.

I am designing a system that will use the x550. I want to have the future possibility of IEEE 1588 precision time protocol. The SDP (software defined pins) of the x550 will be connected to an FPGA for this purpose. Is it important to have an ultra accurate clock source on the x550 for 1588? Or does the FPGA require this clock source?

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idata
Community Manager
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Hi pfrechette,

 

 

Have you tried check on the data sheet below if this could be of any help?

 

http://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/datasheets/ethernet-x550-datasheet.pdf

 

 

Thanks,

 

wb

 

idata
Community Manager
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Hi Pfrechette,

 

 

Please feel free to update me.

 

 

Rgds,

 

wb
PFREC
Beginner
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I have the latest datasheet. From it, I cannot determine where the best place in the design is to put an ultra accurate clock source.

idata
Community Manager
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Hi Pfrechette,

 

 

Thank you for the reply. I will further check on this.

 

 

rgds,

 

wb

 

idata
Community Manager
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Hi Pfrechette,

 

 

Given your query involves design, we'd suggest posting it in our embedded community for assistance.

 

 

https://embedded.communities.intel.com/community/en/content https://embedded.communities.intel.com/community/en/content

 

 

Regards,

 

Vince
idata
Community Manager
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Hi Pfrechette,

 

 

Please register at embedded design center to access the information.

 

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/design/support/account-support.html

 

 

Rgds,

 

wb

 

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