[ntp:questions] Re: Problem starting ntpd

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Thu Sep 4 03:20:15 UTC 2003


Yes, a bolt from above fried whimsy, your home away from home. Whimsy is
out for repair, expected in a couple of weeks. Meanwhile, as I said
privately, there are other temporary hack shacks until whimsy comes


Harlan Stenn wrote:
> In article <ea26a3f3.0308280011.7047c5fb at posting.google.com>,
> Paul Croome <Paul.Croome at softwareag.com> wrote:
> >Harlan Stenn <stenn at whimsy.udel.edu> wrote in message
> >news:<o4u185a1f6.fsf at whimsy.udel.edu>...
> >> You also didn't show the line of output that said what verison of ntpd
> >> you were using.
> >
> >Quoting from my original posting:
> >
> >"... I've looked for a timeout
> >in the source code (4.1.1b) but without success."
> I try to avoid assumptions, so I did not assume you were running the same
> version of ntp as the code you were reading.
> 4.1.1b is old, I recommend you use ntp-dev, or if that is not practical
> for you, 4.1.2.
> I gather the machine I usually use at UDel has been hit by lightning, this
> will make it Difficult for me to read email and news and also release 4.2.0.
> I'm working on getting things moving again.
> H

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