[ntp:questions] Re: WinXP ntpd as service with dial-up connection

kermit cku192 at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 29 14:23:07 UTC 2004

"Steve Kostecke" <kostecke at ntp.isc.org> wrote in message 
news:slrncqm71q.43s.kostecke at stasis.kostecke.net...
> On 2004-11-29, kermit <cku192 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> after getting ADSL connection I tried to finally install ntpd as service 
>> on
>> my system. We currently use it in PPPoE mode i.e. connection is 
>> established
>> manually. Unfortunately, ntpd seems to never attempt to contact severs 
>> after
>> initial attempt has failed. It is clear with server names (as initital 
>> DNS
>> resolution fails) but it also does not work with IP addresses.
> You will need to restart ntpd each time your pppoe link is established.

Any suggestion how to automate it is welcome :) Under WinXP that is, Linux 
does not have any problem with starting arbtrary programs on connection.

(I guess I will at some point simply switch from bridge to half-bridge mode 
but I have some reasons not to currently).

Thank you


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