[ntp:questions] ntpdate works, but ntpd doesn't (reach = 0)

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.org
Wed Feb 11 03:49:09 UTC 2009

Uwe Klein wrote:
> Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
>> Uwe Klein wrote:
>>> See:
>>> currently on SuSE systems 'rcntpd restart' is run on any interface 
>>> changes.
>> Looks like a SuSE problem rather than an ntpd problem!
> Not really distribution specific. Look into the ip_up/down stuff
> on any linux system.
> Its a dynamic IP problem and its a ntpd problem due to no
> signaling path for interface changes.
> ( there have been some improvements very recently? )
> uwe

ntp 4.2.4 supports dynamic interfaces even if it cannot detect the
change directly. The O/S does not need to worry about this for ntpd.


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