[ntp:questions] Re: Suppressing IP6; Keeping /dev/ppsX; simple MSF clocks and monitors

Nicholas Suan nsuan at nonexiste.net
Thu Nov 20 14:49:39 UTC 2003


Dale Worley <worley at dragon.ariadne.com> wrote in 
news:87n0arme4p.fsf at netnews.comcast.net:

> Chris Hastie <chris at nospam.oak-wood.co.uk> writes:
>> But when I actually came to have to restart ntpd the
>> host was resolved to an IP6 address and ntpd started complaining that
>> there was no route to host. The only way I've managed to start ntpd and
>> include this host is to specify it by IP4 IP address in ntp.conf
> 
> Hmmm.  What happens when there is both an IPv4 address for a host name
> and an IPv6 address?
> 

My experience is that 4.2.0 will choose the IPv6 address over the IPv4 
address.





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