[ntp:questions] nptq -p slowness

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Sun Jan 28 02:13:28 UTC 2007


Serge Bets wrote:

> Hello Richard,
> 
>  On Friday, January 26, 2007 at 15:22:24 -0500, Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> 
> 
>>Most TCP/IP stacks have a file (/etc/resolv.conf) that contains:
>>"domain <mydefault domain>"
> 
> 
> First thank you for your quick reply. OK: My /etc/resolv.conf seems
> correct, just 2 lines:
> 
> | domain	<my-local-domain>
> | nameserver	<lan-server-ip>
> 
> And it seems to work for other commands: Existing short names are
> qualified and resolved immediatly, and non-existing ones get an error.
> Only ntpq seems to timeout...
> 
> Your suggestion gave me a test idea: ntpq worked fast again when I added
> to /etc/hosts:
> 
> | 127.0.0.2	DCF
> | 127.0.0.3	INIT
> | 127.0.0.4	LOCL
> 
> But... I imagine this can't be a clean solution! ;-)
> 
> 
> Serge.

This is beginning to look like a bug!  I'd suggest filing a bug report.
I don't have a link handy but you should be able to find a link to 
"bugzilla" on the NTP web page http://www.ntp.org/




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