[ntp:questions] Re: How long do I have to wait for sync?
mayer at gis.net
Fri Jun 3 02:36:53 UTC 2005
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> Keerati Inochanon wrote:
> >> Is the IP address of the master correct?
> > Yes.. actually... no..
> > I was about to say yes.. then I decided to check.. and then the
> > answer is no. The IP address much have changed by dhcp. I have
> > always assumed that it did not change as the ntpq -p always show the
> > correct reverse resolved name of the ip. I guess it must be in the
> > cache.. (now I feel dumb).
> >> Sorry not to help more...
> > You actually helped with the sanity check =) Thank you very much! I
> > appreciate it!
> > Best regards,
> > Keerati
> Keerati, you are welcome. Sometimes you simply have to step back from
> the problem and start from scratch. I asked because in all of my
> ntpd.conf files I have names and not IP addresses.
> In my own small network, by the way, I have fixed IP addresses and
> avoid DHCP. I have made the router start at 192.168.0.100 (or
> whatever) so there is a space of clear addresses in the
> 192.168.0.1..99 range that I can assign myself. I have around 10
> PCs. This means that I use the HOSTS file to assign names to
That's silly. Just install BIND on one of your system and have it
provide the address records. There's no need for you to be using
hoat files any more.
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