[ntp:questions] Re: Windows timekeeping - sudden degradation- why?
mayer at ntp.isc.org
Tue Dec 13 17:44:55 UTC 2005
David J Taylor wrote:
> Danny Mayer wrote:
>>David J Taylor wrote:
>>>At the moment, the path for NTP is shown as:
>>>whereas if I wish to include the new -M parameter, I would need to
>>>alter the path to:
>>> C:\WINDOWS\System32\ntpd.exe -M
>>>A simple "yes" is I hope all the answer I need!
> Thanks, Danny. I'm now testing Martin's version.
> One thing I did note is that the existing ntpd software doesn't work if
> that parameter is present, but when it closes it doesn't leave a message
> in the event log saying why it has failed to initialise. It would be help
> to have a message like "Unrecognised parameter found on command-line" or
> something like that.
Yes. Please file a bug report since it should log an error somewhere.
The current behavior is to print the usage to stderr which is not useful
for either a service or a daemon which has nowhere to put it out.
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