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

Frederick Bruckman fredb at immanent.net
Sun Nov 23 15:29:53 UTC 2003


In article <x7wu9u5380.fsf at capsicum.wsrcc.com>,
	wolfgang+gnus20031120T095740 at dailyplanet.dontspam.wsrcc.com (Wolfgang S. Rupprecht) writes:
> 
> Dale Worley <worley at dragon.ariadne.com> writes:
>> Hmmm.  What happens when there is both an IPv4 address for a host name
>> and an IPv6 address?
> 
> In my experience ipv6 is preferred.  One has to specify a "-4" on the
> command line (or peer/server line in the ntp.conf) to force the
> transport to ipv4.

One day, network stacks will support a host-wide configuration mechanism
as per RFC 3484, and "-4" and "-6" options will not be necessary.

-- 
Frederick



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