ntpmon crashes on timeout

Eric S. Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Wed Dec 14 20:53:59 UTC 2016

Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>:
> esr at thyrsus.com said:
> > I've never seen it before, but that's pretty much what would be expected if
> > openhost() fails.  Not much that can be done about it either, except by not
> > using a crappy betwork. 
> No, it runs long enough to give me a screen so openhost() seems to be working.
> > Transaction failures after the initial open are a different matter.  -D 4
> > should be quite revealing. 
> How do I setup -D 4?
> [murray at hgm play]$ ntpmon -D 4 ntp-wifi
> ntpq: standard-mode lookup of -D failed, Name or service not known
> ntpq: ndp lookup failed, Servname not supported for ai_socktype
> ***No host open

Oh, I thought you were still talking about ntpq.

That's a puzzler.  Naively setting up debugging on a TUI won't work.  Do
you get analogous behavior from ntpq?
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