[ntp:questions] Meinberg NTP Software--Time Accuracy

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Tue Jun 23 16:14:24 UTC 2009

On 2009-06-23, Martin Burnicki <martin.burnicki at meinberg.de> wrote:

> W. eWatson wrote:
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> If you run a DHCP server then you can also let the DHCP server distribute
> the IP addresses of some NTP servers. Please note the DHCP clients shipped
> with Linux and not NTP add those entries to the ntp.conf file.

The dhcp client shipped with Debian updates ntp.conf.dhcp (rather than
over write a configuration file) and the ntpd init script starts with
ntp.conf.dhcp if it exits.

Other Linux OSes may handle this in a different manner.

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/

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