[ntp:questions] Re: uk pool problem

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Sun Sep 3 02:02:04 UTC 2006


Eugen COCA wrote:
> Harlan,
> 
> I think there where opinions redarding this "bug" on this group, but
> I'll repeat: it will be very useful for the ntpd to try to reload the
> conf file from time to time and try to connect to servers listed there.
> Now, when ntpd starts, it will try to connect to the servers listed, in
> the order of their appearance in the ntp.conf file. If one server fail
> to respond it will be eliminated for further checks. This will be very
> usefull as on some systems (mostly on Windows machines).
> 
> Regards,
> 

Eugen, please enter an enhancement request for this. It would be a
useful addition, potentially. It may not be simple to implement but
would be a similar effort to what is being done for local IP addresses
and the way the change due to DHCP changing it from time to time.

Danny



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