[ntp:questions] Re: NTPD on Windows NT4
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk.invalid
Mon Aug 15 06:57:07 UTC 2005
Folks, I had the two messages below directly via e-mail but not via the
newsgroup. I'll reply to them here. Here's the first.
From: Danny Mayer
> My main NT4 PC is in production, so I can't alter that.
> I fired up a backup PC which has NT4 SP5 and the Meinberg installed
> version would only get as far as trying to start the service. Therefore
> I went back to my older version.
What does it say?
== It says "Error starting service yes, no, cancel" in brief. There is
no detailed error code. Starting NTPD from the commend-line with -INSTALL
as the parameter (the normal way to install a service) gives a service
install error 1063
> - I think both Meinberg versions contain the same .exe files - the 1370
> .exe files appear to be dated.
I've no clue. Heiko would know.
== as I recall, both dates were April, I had expected one to be the recent
fix, but I realise now that the recent beat fix isn't on their Web site.
> - I've just realised that there is a more recent Meinberg version -
> ntp-4.2.0a at 1.1397beta-o-win32-setup.exe - and installing that just in
> "upgrade the files" mode results in files dated June 2005 and, more
> importantly, the remote servers can now be seen.
That one may well have the changes I made to the I/O completion ports
code. It depends on when it got built. It may well affect your charts.
I'd be interested in seeing the charts.
== charts aren't available on that system. You do mean a plot, do you?
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