ppp with dynamic IPs and ipfw "me"
olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Thu Jun 17 10:17:39 GMT 2004
Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 11:36 AM +0200 2004-06-17, Oliver Fromme wrote:
> > [...]
> > You can do that automatically with a ppp.linkup script.
> IIRC, there are a variety of shell scripts that have been posted
> to perform this function on the comp.protocols.time.ntp newsgroup.
> We should probably take those and work them into a more
> standard/robust form and include those in the contrib/ directory in
> the tarball. That way, not only could they be used with FreeBSD, but
> they could also be used with other OSes which incorporate ntpd into
> their standard startup procedures (e.g., MacOS X).
> Disclaimer: I am a contributor to ntp.org, and I'm theoretically
> responsible for certain scripts found in the BIND contrib/ directory,
> but I don't think that this is an area that I'd be
> interested/willing/able to handle myself for NTP. If you've got
> something to contribute in this area, I'd be glad to work with you
> and the other contributors to get that incorporated.
Uhm, well, in my /etc/ppp/ppp.linkup script I simply
"killall ntpd" and then restart it with the options
from my /etc/rc.conf. It's not really a big deal.
If there's a better, cleaner approach to the problem,
I'd certainly like to hear about it as well.
Oliver Fromme, secnetix GmbH & Co KG, Oettingenstr. 2, 80538 München
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