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

Danny Mayer mayer at gis.net
Mon Oct 27 21:30:05 UTC 2003

"Andrew" <news at ogle.nildram.NOSPAM.co.uk> wrote in message news:<3f99484f$0$116$65c69314 at mercury.nildram.net>...
> > >Please file a bug report with bugzilla so we can track this. I don't have
> > >any time to look into this right now, but it's essential to get it into
> > >bugzilla.
> > >
> > >Danny
> > Filed as bug #219...
> Fix is here:
>     http://mailman.ntp.org/pipermail/bugs/2003-September/000358.html
> I think the first change of the two fixes both the runt response errors and the desire
> for NTPD to use all the available UDP sockets. I hadn't noticed the link to DNS
> but in retrospect I only saw the problem on a machine using host names rather
> than IP addresses in ntp.conf.
> Andrew.

There's an additional fix that needs to go in: the WriteFile also needs
to get fixed as it is also using Overlapped I/O and you need to wait for
the completion.

Overall this whole code cries out to be rewritten.


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