[ntp:questions] problem in ntpd in resoving pool.ntp.org

muruga muruga86 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 04:16:19 UTC 2007


On Mar 6, 8:40 am, Steve Kostecke <koste... at ntp.isc.org> wrote:
> On 2007-03-05, muruga <murug... at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > NTP configuration file
>
> > server pool.ntp.org
>
> This has nothing to do with your apparent DNS problem, but ... you
> should use a minimum of 4 time sources (not including the LocalCLK). The
> only time I'd rely on one time source would be if I controlled it.
>
> > server 127.127.1.0 iburst minpoll 4 #use local clock
>
> This has nothing to do with your apparent DNS problem, but ... 'iburst'
> does nothing for ref-clocks.
>
> > fudge 127.127.1.0 stratum 10 #reduce stratum for local clock
> > restrict default nomodify notrap nopeer
> > restrict 127.0.0.1
> > restrict 192.168.0.0 mask 255.255.0.0
> > driftfile /etc/ntp/drift
> > logfile /var/log/ntp.log
>
> > when i execute ntpd and see the /var/log/ntp.log file i got the
> > following lines "pool.ntp.org" no host name and host name cannot be
> > resolved
>
> Are you sure that your resolver / DNS is working correctly?
>
> Did you install ntpd from a binary package or did you compile it your
> self?
>
> > but when i try to give by /usr/sbin/ntpdate -d pool.ntp.org it is
> > resolved and i can see eight ntp servers replying back and setting
> > time.
>
> This, on the other hand, suggests that your DNS is working.
>
> > why ntpd can't resolve while ntpdate works properly while contacting
> > pool.ntp.org can any one help me
>
> I don't see anything in your configuration file that would interfere
> with DNS.
>
> --
> Steve Kostecke <koste... at ntp.isc.org>
> NTP Public Services Project -http://ntp.isc.org/




Hi steve,
i compiled the ntpd code (4.2.4) myself for an arm target using xcross
compiler, and not the exe obtained with package. is there any
compilation related stuff like enable flags which i need to do to
resolve domain names correctly.








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