[ntp:questions] nptq -p slowness

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Sun Feb 4 05:48:30 UTC 2007

David J Taylor wrote:
> Danny Mayer wrote:
>> David J Taylor wrote:
>>> Harlan Stenn wrote:
>>> []
>>>> I want to stop doing this resolution altogether, but the last time I
>>>> asked Dave about this he said he wanted to keep the lookup in place,
>>>> even though it is only useful for IPv4.
>>>> H
>>> Even though this was not Dave's intention, as a user I find it very
>>> helpful to see what reference IP addresses (with an option to
>>> convert to names) servers are using one level up.  Perhaps others
>>> find it useful as well.
>>> David
>> You can use dig to lookup names from addresses if you really need to
>> know and since the value of the refid is not necessarily an IPv4
>> address it's not something we should be doing anyway.
>> Danny
> Why use two tools when one would do?  Computers should be /reducing/ the 
> amount of typing (or whatever), so I would rather see the option as part 
> of NTPQ.
> David 

It's called ntptrace.


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