[ntp:questions] Three NTP servers, one strange IP-address in 'refid'
ssmeenk at freshdot.net
Wed Apr 2 11:06:33 UTC 2014
Quoting Miroslav Lichvar (mlichvar at redhat.com):
> > > I guess it could also be a IPv6 ref mangling issue?
> > That could well be. We use IPv6 where we can.
> For IPv6 addresses the refid is defined as first 4 bytes of the MD5
> sum of the address. With 2001:7b8:3:32:213:136:0:252 (tt52.ripe.net)
> that is 0xac023551, or 22.214.171.124 in the quad-dotted notation.
Miroslav, you're right. This is it. Thanks.
I've changed everything over to IPv4 by not using hostnames anywhere.
The IP is gone.
I consider this a bug.
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