Bug 118420 - RFE: connect to time servers fail after the internet link reconnected and got a new ip address
Summary: RFE: connect to time servers fail after the internet link reconnected and got...
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ntp   
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Version: 1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Harald Hoyer
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Keywords: FutureFeature
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Reported: 2004-03-16 16:47 UTC by feily
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-06-01 09:31:02 UTC
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Description feily 2004-03-16 16:47:43 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1)

Description of problem:
If the internet connection reconnects and gets a new ip address the 
next connect to the time servers fail.
/var/log/messages sais:
send to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx: invalid argument

restarting ntpd is the only way to fix this problem

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. use ntpd on an internet connection with dynamic ip
2. kill and reconnect the internet connection

Actual Results:  ntpd stays alive but doesn't work as expected anymore

Expected Results:  ntpd should recognise the new internet connection 
correctly and not stop to syncronise with the time servers

Additional info:

Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2004-06-01 09:31:02 UTC
please file that RFE on the ntp bugzilla:

Comment 2 Brad Knowles 2005-02-09 10:09:10 UTC
Already present on the NTP bugzilla.  See <http://bugzilla.ntp.org/show_bug.cgi?id=51>.

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