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

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Thu Oct 16 23:55:21 UTC 2003


Unix versions of ntpd activate the trace using the -d flag in the
command line. I suspect the same thing can be done in Windows, but you
would have to confirm that from another source.


David Mitchell wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Oct 2003 18:10:29 +0000, "David L. Mills" <mills at udel.edu>
> wrote:
> >David,
> >
> >Can you turn on the trace feature in XP? We need to see the actual IP
> >addresses and DNS responses and also the "newpeer" lines in the trace,
> >as these record the mobilization of new associations. It could be the
> >mobilizzation attempt fails and the DNS query is retried. This is the
> >only way more than one association with the same remote address and mode
> >could be mobilized.
> >
> David
> The trace within NTPD? what log level commands do I need in the conf
> file?
> I put 4.1.80 rc1 on and initially the (single) server was 'stuck' in
> INIT mode, I am still investigating but it /may/ have something to do
> with the AV I'm using (Mcafee) as it seemed to work better when I
> turned the AV off for a while.  Also I may have picked up some 'dodgy'
> servers from the pool so I think I'll go back to explicit servers for
> a while, at one stage I appeared to have the same server in 3 times,
> one as the sys peer and the other 2 stuck in INIT mode!
> Thanks.
> David

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