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

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Sat Oct 18 03:52:58 UTC 2003


In passing, note the INIT kisscode comes up when an association is first
mobilized or stepped and goes away when the first packet is received for
that association. There should be no difference in that behavior with
any ntpd port.


David J Taylor wrote:
> > Using 4.1.80-rc1
> > the symptoms seemed to be different in that the servers seemed to
> > 'stick' in INIT mode or go into 'STEP' mode and not come out again!
> David, I've seen servers stuck in INIT mode on my XP system, even with the
> current 4.2.0 release.  It seems to happen only on XP (Pro SP1), and only
> on servers on the far side of my RT314 router.  Servers on the LAN are
> fine, those on the WAN are not.  NT4 and Windows 2000 Server/Pro systems
> all talk correctly to the same servers, and I can NTPQ -P <server> from
> the XP system as well.
> Cheers,
> David

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