Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 100753
First Start hangs on network ntp check through firewall
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:56:05 EDT
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Description of problem:
When installing, on rebooting:
When it came time to set the system clock I carelessly clicked on set using
network time, forgetting that our firewall blocked that port.
The system hung, necessitating a power-off to recover. Not even ctrl-alt-del
worked. (I suppose I should have tried shift-backspace, etc. I didn't.)
Next time I set the system time by hand, and installation proceeded normally.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Reinstall from scratch
3. With a firewall that blocks ntp, try to use a network clock to set the
Can you reproduce this? The ntp initscript should make a hole in the firewall
for itself. It works on my test machine.