ppp with dynamic IPs and ipfw "me"

Brad Knowles brad.knowles at skynet.be
Thu Jun 17 15:50:29 GMT 2004

At 12:16 PM +0200 2004-06-17, Oliver Fromme wrote:

>  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.

	The generally preferred approach is to configure your machine to 
manage the ntpd operation using the ntpdc program, and then use ntpdc 
to do things like cleanly shut the program down.

Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles at skynet.be>

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