[ntp:questions] ntpd on dial up machine: no DNS resolving => giving up on all servers

Arno Wald arno.wald at netcologne.de
Mon Jun 8 07:14:51 UTC 2009


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> Arno Wald wrote:
>  > if a ntp-server is no longer reachable it would be good
>  >  to recheck the IP address. 
> 
> Isn't that what the preempt option is for?
>   e.g. pool pool.ntp.org preempt

Maybe!? I do not understand the description of "preempt", "persistent" and 
"mobilized", etc. in the man page.

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