Subject: Re: [ntp:hackers] ifconfig if down .. up -> ntpd loses connectivity...
To: Brad Knowles <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Danny Mayer <email@example.com>
Date: 08/16/2005 20:03:26
Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 10:48 PM +0200 2005-08-16, Frank Kardel wrote:
>> Am I the only one seeing this ? This does not seem right as the
>> previous address is gone it doesn't seem to make sense that udp
>> endpoints remain stuck on invalid addresses. Not even an error is
>> reported in ntpd. Applications seem to be kept in the dark about
>> being disconnected from the sane world.
> Known problem. I can just about quote the bug from memory now -- I
> think it's #52. The issue is that ntpd only scans the interfaces to see
> which ones to bind to on startup, and doesn't re-scan the interfaces later.
> If you search the archives of the firstname.lastname@example.org
> mailing list (or the comp.protocols.time.ntp newsgroup), you should see
> just about every third post coming up with this same issue.
> Anyway, it's a known bug, and will be fixed in the relatively near
> future. But maybe not until after 4.2.1 is released (hopefully within a
> couple of weeks).