ntpd does not re-query servers, when a new interface appears

Dominic Fandrey kamikaze at bsdforen.de
Wed Mar 10 22:27:31 UTC 2010

On 10/03/2010 23:19, David Magda wrote:
> On Mar 10, 2010, at 03:25, Dominic Fandrey wrote:
>> In the meantime, your comments made me realize, that I can circumvent
>> this problem by adding the ntp pools to my /etc/hosts file.
> Up to a point: using DNS, the results round-robin--which helps the
> server operators--and dead servers are also removed from the pool
> automatically (AFAIK).
> You'll lose the latter with a static host table, which may affect things
> if things break upstream.

I checked that. I just added the IPs of the pools. As soon as I get
online, the pools still serve me different IPs every time.

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