[ntp:questions] Re: NTP looses connection

David J Taylor david-taylor at invalid.com
Fri Oct 29 09:48:25 UTC 2004


Harlan Stenn wrote:
> The problem is the changing IP address.
>
> I have heard that if you start ntpd before your DHCP connection comes
> up then it will only bind to the wildcard address and then it will
> work
> for you.
>
> The problem is that we are trying to avoid binding the wildcard
> address now, as we cannot use the wildcard address and authentication.
>
> Until we (Danny, at the moment) can fix this problem the only other
> solution that comes to mind is when you detect that your IP has
> changed you will need to stop and restart ntpd.
>
> H


Could you please consider an option for allowing binding to the wildcard 
address for those who wish it (and maybe don't want or need 
authentication)?

Thanks,
David 





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