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

Petter Reinholdtsen pere at hungry.com
Sat Jan 19 09:43:43 UTC 2008

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

Yes.  ntpd is a bit stupid, so if DNS do not resolve entries when it
starts, it will never try to contact the hosts.  So when ntpd start
before the network is up, it will not synchronize the clock.

Happy hacking,
Petter Reinholdtsen

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