[ntp:hackers] Broken things
mayer at gis.net
Thu Oct 28 20:52:45 PDT 2004
I pushed this around in my mind for a while and I'm not sure I
understand what is happening here. I'll need to dig deeper here.
Which solbaris are not receiving deacon's signal?
At 11:26 PM 10/27/2004, David L. Mills wrote:
>This is on ntp-dev; I haven;t changed anything, especially not the I/O or
>Solaris deacon sends broadcast IPv4, multicast IPv4 and broadcast IPv6
>using autokey. FreBSD howland receives the IPv4 broadcasts correctly, but
>the checksum fails for the IPv6 messages. The reason for that is the
>interface code wrote the interface address rather than the broadcast
>address on the packet. None of the packets were processed because an error
>bit was lit. I'll check that later.
>Solaris simply does not receive deacon's broadcasts at all. Apparently,
>some dude in Oz has configured his machine to send NTP broadcasts packets
>to 22.214.171.124, which of course explodes here. Note the interface code has
>written zeros on the Solaris machine, but wrote the interface address for
>that particular packet on the FreeBSD machine. Well, if that dude landed
>on Solaris, why didn't deacon's broadcasts land?
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