[ntp:questions] NTP will fail once a week

Alain alainm at pobox.com
Tue Feb 15 20:01:48 UTC 2005

Brad Knowles escreveu:

 > At 11:05 AM -0200 2005-02-14, Alain wrote:
 >>  So I would like to strongly suggest that next NTP version read the
 >>  machine's IP more frequently. FWIK this is not very time consuming
 >>  for NTPD, is it very difficult to implement?
 >     See <http://bugzilla.ntp.org/show_bug.cgi?id=51>.
It happens with a connection that is not pppd, so it is net the same 
situation. Pppd is not so difficult as it runs a script every times it 
connescts. It's a reaosanble workaround, but not a very good one...

John Pettitt escreveu:
 > It
 > would be petty easy to script somthing to run from cron once an hour
 > that checks for connectivity and then restarts ntpd if the network is
 > up but ntpd is not seeing any peers.

How should I test if ntpd is seeing any server?. This would be even 
better than testing IP changes.

PS Sorry again, Brad for the wrong address.

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