[ntp:questions] NTPD on bond0:0 **Solved**

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Tue Feb 26 15:32:33 UTC 2008

Ronan Flood wrote:
> Evans_David_A at cat.com (David A. Evans) wrote:
>>        It looks like our old config is really where the 'bug' is.  My 
>>confusion started as all our internal documentation states that if you 
>>have virtual IP's, add the -L to make it work.  So someone several years 
>>ago found this issue and just 'fixed' our internal docs.  Once I stopped 
>>looking for documentation on bond interfaces and started looking for doc's 
>>on the -L switch the solution presented itself.
> The sense of -L was reversed in ntpd 4.2.0: before that version, it meant
> listen to virtual IPs, after that version, it means do not listen to them.

I have to wonder if the change had any benefits that would outweigh the 
inevitable confusion!

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