[ntp:questions] Re: NTPD on Win XP problem

Danny Mayer mayer at gis.net
Tue Oct 14 12:55:05 UTC 2003


Terje Mathisen <terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com> wrote in message news:<bmeshj$c3k$1 at osl016lin.hda.hydro.com>...
> David J Taylor wrote:
> 
> > "David Mitchell" <nntp at mitchdj.globalnet.co.uk> wrote in message
> > []
> > 
> >>The configured peers seem to duplicate each polling cycle..
> > 
> > 
> > David, just "for what it's worth", I'm running NTP on XP Pro SP1, and not
> > seeing that issue.
> > 
> > I run ntp-4.1.80-rc1-nt.zip from Terje Mathisen,
> > http://norloff.org/ntp/dev/
> 
> I've never seen this before, but I wonder if it might be related to the 
> combination of XP's DNS lookup handling and the multiple servers aliased 
> to each pool.ntp.org entry?
> 

Try turning off the DNS Client in services. Ignore any dire warnings about
doing so.

Danny

> Terje



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