[ntp:questions] Multicast and dynamic interfaces

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Thu Jul 10 21:39:18 UTC 2008

barry bouwsma wrote:
> Moin,
> ntp-dev-4.2.5p118, Linux latest-ish.  Also observed with ntp-dev-4.2.5p113
> Should ntpd be able to listen for multicasts on interfaces that
> get added/configured after ntpd starts?

Is this a common enough situation to justify the coding effort required?
It seems to me to be a hell of a lot easier just to configure all your 
interfaces, or at least all you want to use, BEFORE starting ntpd!

For that matter, doesn't ntpq or ntpdc allow you to configure the 
interface on the fly?

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