[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 07:19:43 UTC 2009


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> Put a script into ip-up.d to restart ntp when the link comes up?
> <http://linux.derkeiler.com/Mailing-Lists/Debian/2007-01/msg03232.html>

This is one solution that I thought about. But ntpd does set the clock hard 
(in one big step if required) at startup. This is ok if it is done at boot 
time before other services are started, but in my case it would bring 
dovecot to stop if the time step is to big and backward.

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