[ntp:questions] Re: w32time help

Danny Mayer mayer at gis.net
Mon Oct 27 21:15:05 UTC 2003

Martin Burnicki <martin.burnicki at meinberg.de> wrote in message news:<gl0n61-fvn.ln1 at gateway.py.meinberg.de>...
> Danny Mayer wrote:
> > Terje Mathisen <terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com> wrote in message
> > news:<bn7rg3$a8p$1 at osl016lin.hda.hydro.com>...
> >> Paulers wrote:
> >> > Ok I went to ntp.org and Installed the nt port of ntpd and I am having
> >> > this issue. I have the file "ntp.conf" located in c:\winnt\ but event
> >> > viewer is complaining
> >> > 
> >> > getconfig: Couldn't open <C:\WINNT\ntp.conf>
> >> 
> >> This is a spurious error msg, in that ntpd will very happily read the
> >> ntp.conf file there, it just logs a complaint each time it does so.
> >> 
> >> Some of us disagree with the decision to include that error log, but it
> >> isn't important.
> > 
> > I need to fix that when I get a moment. It's silly and doesn't do anything
> > useful for you. I change it to just log where it's reading the file.
> Wouldn't it be a good idea to put the location of the actually loaded
> ntp.conf file into a registry key under the service path? E.g. there's
> already the ImagePath registry key which shows from where the ntpd binary
> has been loaded.
> This would enable a kind of GUI configuration tool to easily locate and edit
> the configuration file.
> Martin

That's exactly what I'm planning to implement. I won't be for a while yet.


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