126.96.36.199 is a multicast NTP server.
1. /usr/sbin/ntpdate -v -s -b -p 8 188.8.131.52
2. in /var/log/messages you get:
Dec 12 15:46:30 termite ntpdate: ntpdate email@example.com Mon Oct 11
09:15:59 EDT 2004 (1)
Dec 12 15:46:30 termite ntpdate: too many recvbufs allocated (43)
Dec 12 15:46:36 termite ntpdate: too many recvbufs allocated (43)
Dec 12 15:46:38 termite ntpdate: no server suitable for synchronization found
This used to work correctly with RHEL3.
Created attachment 131363 [details]
Fix manycast support in ntpdate
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