[ntp:hackers] DNS Wizard needed
hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Sun May 17 09:20:13 UTC 2009
Context is ntpd on a laptop (XO). The problem is that the server names in
the config file aren't ever getting resolved to an IP Address.
Here is what I think is going on:
/etc/ntp.conf has server names, not numbers
NetworkManager starts doing it's thing.
/etc/resolv.conf is empty
ntpd gets started. DNS doesn't work.
ntpd puts server names on deferred DNS queue.
A long time later, I poke something and the network connection gets made.
/etc/resolv.conf gets updated
ntpd's DNS resolver still doesn't work.
I've put all sorts of syslog printout in there. Everything looks good.
getaddrinfo returns EAI_AGAIN, -3, Temporary failure in name resolution
errno is 111/Connection refused
It works fine if I restart ntpd.
I'm guessing that the resolver code hasn't noticed that /etc/resolv.conf has
been updated. Is there some way I can poke it to get it to look again?
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