[ntp:questions] Three NTP servers, one strange IP-address in 'refid'

Sander Smeenk 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 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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