[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#461461: Bug#461461: Bug#461461: sysv-rc: ntp brought up in wrong order with dhcp and ipv6 enabled

Michael Biebl mbiebl at gmail.com
Sat Jan 19 09:28:05 UTC 2008

2008/1/18, Petter Reinholdtsen <pere at hungry.com>:
> [Rick Thomas]
> > On a system with ipv6 networking enabled and the IPv4 dhclient
> > installed, ntp is brought up before the network interfaces are ready
> > for it.  The result is that the ntpd daemon is unable to contact any
> > servers and cannot synchronize.
> Why isn't this a problem with ntp?  As in, I wonder why you assigned
> it to sysv-rc?

Is that a problem at all? IIRC ntpd was designed so that it simply
retries until it finds an active connection.

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universe are pointed away from Earth?

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