[ntp:questions] ntpd.exe fails, while its NT service continues to run

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Thu Feb 15 13:38:07 UTC 2007

nicough at gmail.com wrote:

>> Are you running the "fluxcap-v2" version, or the "xmas" version from our
>> download page?
> I am using the flux version:
> ntp-4.2.0a at mbg-fluxcap-v2-o-win32-setup.exe

Hm, then this sounds like a bug. However, no such thing has yet been

We'd have to find out when exactly this happens, whether the upstream server
is in deed temporarily unreachable (in terms of network packet
reachability). It seems that just one of ntpd's threads dies silently,
while the rest still keeps running.

Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
Bad Pyrmont

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