Subject: Re: bin/5258: xntpd boots to weird state if link is down
To: None <netbsd-bugs@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 04/06/1998 18:47:59 (Manuel Bouyer) writes:
> While we're talking about it: xntp don't work in broadcast mode (i.e. 
> "broadcastclient yes" in ntp.conf) when an interface has one or more aliases:
> it seems it tries to bind listening socket for each braodcast adresses it
> finds, and gets the same several times with intyerfaces IP aliases. So
> it fails with "address already in use". Didn't look at this yet, but I will
> soon.

The last time I checked thats exactly what it did.

Similarly, xntp doesn't work in multicast mode when the machine is
multihomed.  There isn't even a way to specify which interfaces to run