[ntp:questions] Re: Garbage in Refid field - peers

Danny Mayer mayer at gis.net
Fri Nov 18 13:44:08 UTC 2005

TJ Horlacher wrote:

>>>Danny thanks for the reply,
>>>I may try that, but this is also happening when running ntpq from windows
>>>server console as well. Stating that, also keep in mind the gabage in the
>>>refid field is only coming from windows server peers. I would think if it 
>>>an ntp issue on linux, then I would only beeing seeing this problem when
>>>running ntpq on linux consoles.
>>>I had previously reviewed ntp.org bug list, and you are correct - there 
>>>is a
>>>listing that is new for Solaris and regarding 4.2.0b. However, I was 
>>>someone may have found a root cause or workaround.
>>Oh that one. Yes, I haven't had time to look at it. Debugging it is ugly
>>and reproducing it may be harder.
> FYI: downgraded one of the Windows servers to ntp version 4.0.2a.1.1370 and 
> am no longer getting garbage in the reif column. Still getting garbage from 
> win servers using 4.0.2b but not 4.0.2a... I will downgrade the other win 
> servers tomorrow, unless some additional light is posted on the subject.
> Mybe this will shed some light during debug.
> TJ Horlacher
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