Subject: Re: ntpd fails to establish connection with server
To: Sverre Froyen <email@example.com>
From: Frank Kardel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/16/2006 19:14:37
Sverre Froyen wrote:
>On Thursday 15 June 2006 16:52, you wrote:
>>>iwi0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
>>> ssid fesk nwkey *****
>>> powersave off
>>> address: 00:0e:35:38:b0:33
>>> media: IEEE802.11 autoselect
>>> status: no network
>>> inet 0.0.0.0 netmask 0xff000000 broadcast 255.255.255.255
>> ^^^^^^ thats most unusual and could be very
>>well the culprit.
>>0.0.0.0 is not a valid IP address as it is used for IN_ADDRANY.
>>please pick a real one. or do "ifconfig iwi0 0.0.0.0 delete"
>That was it. Deleting the zero address on the unused interface makes ntpd
>This, however, begs the question what to do about network interfaces that are
>not being used. The above interface configuration is the result of a
>standard boot sequence that uses dhclient. I suppose I could put something
>in rc.local to reconfigure unused interfaces, but is seems to me that the
>regular boot sequence ought to handle this more gracefully.
Could you please send-pr that dhclient issue ? That way we get a
change to look into that.