[ntp:questions] Re: New NTP version for Windows with GUI setup available

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Fri Dec 30 14:09:54 UTC 2005

Serge Bets wrote:
>  On Tuesday, December 27, 2005 at 22:17:01 +0100, Martin Burnicki wrote:
>>We'll have to see if we we can duplicate this behaviour.
> I forgot to add that this dance lock is random, but a pretty constant
> sort of randomness. I mean that in given circumstances, I could retry 10
> times restarting the client with the same failure. But another day, with
> a setup not exatly the same (perhaps recreated new certs, or ntp.conf
> including other sources), the dance would perhaps lock in another step,
> or succeed after some loads of event log "no error/overlapping IO".
> Now client version seem to influence that randomness. I just tried 3
> times exact same setup as reported, but with 20051225 Linux client:
> Success without a single event log error. Without restarting server, I
> tried starting a 20051014 Linux client: Failure. Retried 20051225:
> Success.
> Serge.

We've had no problems with autokey in any of the campus machines which
run a mixture of FreeBSd, Solaris, Linux, HP-UX, etc.


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