[ntp:questions] NTP on Windows without I/O Completion Ports

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Wed May 11 08:57:01 UTC 2005


At 3:59 PM -0700 2005-05-09, Som Naderi wrote:

>  Hello all.  I'm having a problem with NTP (4.2.0) for Windows.  When I
>  compile NTP for Windows without I/O completion ports, I can't get the
>  service to stop.  I've tried it on XP and 2000.  Is there anything I need to
>  know?

	Danny would have the official answer, but I believe that I/O 
completion ports are integral to the Windows version of the code, and 
if they're not available then ntpd cannot work.  This is why ntpd 
will not run on older versions of Windows.

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