[ntp:questions] Re: problem of ntpd on W2K DCs

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Thu Apr 27 15:50:42 UTC 2006

Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> BigHug wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I try to install ntpd (v4.2.0a) on our windows servers. On our W2K
>> domain controllers, the ntpd  won't get settle. The clock drift is over
>> 500 ppm. After stopping ntpd, the clock is still drifting over 1000
>> ppm. However, after I rebooted the box, the ntpd acts normal and the
>> drift is about 20 ppm.  It happened on 3 DCs, but did not happen on
>> other servers.
>> There are no other time services running besides ntpd.
>> ntp.conf has sever command with iburst and driftfile command.
>> ntpd is from Meinberg with -g option.
>> What puzzle me is that after I stop ntpd the clock still went wild
>> until reboot. Does ntpd change system/kernel even being stopped?
>> Thanks for any help.
> Do you know that you have to stop W32TIME and prevent windows from
> starting it?

I believe that the Meinberg installer does that for you.


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