ntpd problems since upgrading to 5.3 - found the problem!
imoore at picknowl.com.au
Mon Jan 17 23:10:35 PST 2005
On Tue, 18 Jan 2005 17:13, Christian Hiris wrote:
> On Tuesday 18 January 2005 07:19, Ian Moore wrote:
> > Now I'm not sure what the best way to get around this would be. I run a
> > caching name server on the machine, so I guess I can tweak it to force
> > localhost.foo.com resolve to 127.0.0.1
> I'm running ntpd and a caching nameserver on one machine, too. The external
> IP is only referenced by /etc/hosts. My bind holds only the internal
> networks, including it's own localhost. There also could be some influence
> from your /etc/resolv.conf, but I'm not sure about.
> # dig localhost.matrix.net
> ; <<>> DiG 9.3.0 <<>> localhost.matrix.net
> ;; global options: printcmd
> ;; Got answer:
> ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 47348
> ;; flags: qr aa rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 1, ADDITIONAL: 1
> ;; QUESTION SECTION:
> ;localhost.matrix.net. IN A
> ;; ANSWER SECTION:
> localhost.matrix.net. 3600 IN A 127.0.0.1
> ;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
> matrix.net. 3600 IN NS ns.matrix.net.
> ;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:
> ns.matrix.net. 3600 IN A 192.168.123.1
> ;; Query time: 1 msec
> ;; SERVER: 192.168.123.1#53(192.168.123.1)
> ;; WHEN: Tue Jan 18 07:27:54 2005
> ;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 87
> # cat /etc/resolv.conf
> search matrix.net
> nameserver 127.0.0.1
I've just realised I'm not running a name server at all on my 5.3 system. I
have 4.9 installed on this computer too & I'd set up the caching server on
it, I guess I forgot that step when I installed 5.3.
I'll set it up & see that makes any difference.
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