Problem with NTPD

Matthew Seaman matthew at
Tue Mar 26 13:18:07 UTC 2019

On 26/03/2019 12:47, Carmel NY wrote:
> I awoke this morning to find that neither NTPD or portsnap were working
> correctly. Error message from NTPD:
> Mar 26 07:43:34 scorpio ntpd[66279]: error resolving pool
> hostname nor servname provided, or not known (8)
> And this one from portsnap:
> Looking up mirrors... none found.
> Fetching snapshot tag from failed.
> No mirrors remaining, giving up
> I am trying to figure out if this is a localized problem.

Looks like a problem with your DNS resolution, local to your own systems.



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