[ntp:questions] xntpd fails aix 5.3

jen jenmead at comcast.net
Tue Feb 5 23:04:40 UTC 2008

On Feb 5, 2:30 pm, Harlan Stenn <st... at ntp.org> wrote:
> >>> In article <b0f2fe11-5729-46db-aab0-be0c3a8a6... at h11g2000prf.googlegroups.com>, jen <jenm... at comcast.net> writes:
> jen> On Feb 5, 11:40 am, jen <jenm... at comcast.net> wrote:
> >> Hi, I was asked to look into a problem with our time servers. Both of
> >> them p520s, both running AIX 5.3 and the version for xntp is "xntpdc
> >> version=3.4y". My ntp.conf file as follows:
> 3.4y is astonishingly old.  I have been told that IBM has stuck with ntp3
> because that is the latest release that is "standard", but RFC1305 (the
> NTPv3 spec) is an ELECTIVE DRAFT while the obsolete RFC1119 (NTPv2 spec) was
> a RECOMMENDED STANDARD.  There is a slot waiting to be filled by the pending
> NTPv4 spec.
> I'm sure IBM has been making fixes to their codebase.
> There are a number of open bugs in the codebase for AIX platforms.  I would
> love to find folks in IBM who are in a position to help us get these bugs
> resolved and insure that we are getting the support we need to deliver code
> to them that is of the quality and caliber we all expect.
> --
> Harlan Stenn <st... at ntp.org>http://ntpforum.isc.org - be a member!

Hi Harlan, I agree.  Darned out of date code anyway!

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