[ntp:questions] Local clock question with dialup connection

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Fri Apr 20 08:38:47 UTC 2007


Hal Murray wrote:
>Frank Kardel wrote: 
>>The fail is final - thus you don't see any configured peers/servers.
>>The reason is that ntpd cannot determine the interface it needs to
>>send to that adress. that is usually caused by the network not
>>being fully functional at the time when ntpd starts.
>>
>>You can:
>>  - delay ntpd start until the network is fully configured
>>  - add the keyword dynamic at the end of the configuration
>>    line for peer/server 192.1.3. (ntpd 4.2.4 required)
> 
> Thanks.  I'd missed the new dynamic keyword.  It does what I want.

Maybe the behaviour with "dynamic" keyword should become the default
behaviour, so it would work anyway without requiring the keyword.

Martin
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