Bug 619717 - ntpd man page doesn't explain "-L interface" usage
ntpd man page doesn't explain "-L interface" usage
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 460434
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ntp (Show other bugs)
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low Severity low
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Assigned To: Miroslav Lichvar
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Reported: 2010-07-30 05:39 EDT by masanari iida
Modified: 2011-01-11 10:29 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-01-11 10:29:56 EST
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Description masanari iida 2010-07-30 05:39:40 EDT
Description of problem:
ntpd man page is out of sync.

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


How reproducible:

Since ntpd-4.2.2, we can specify which interface not to listen
using -L [interface].

# ntpd -L
ntpd: option requires argument -L
usage: ntpd [ -46abdgnqx ] [ -c config_file ]
                [ -f drift_file ] [ -k key_file ] [ -l log_file ]
                [ -p pid_file ] [ -r broadcast_delay ] [ -s stats_dir ]
                [ -t trusted_key ] [ -v sys_var ] [ -V default_sysvar ]
                [ -L [ interface ] ]              <=
                [ -P fixed_process_priority ]
                [ -u user[:group] ] [ -i jaildir ]

But online manual of the ntpd didn't explain about this.

       -L      Do not listen to virtual IPs. The default is to listen.
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-08-09 14:19:28 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion in the current release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Because the affected component is not scheduled to be updated in the
current release, Red Hat is unfortunately unable to address this
request at this time. Red Hat invites you to ask your support
representative to propose this request, if appropriate and relevant,
in the next release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Comment 2 Ondrej Vasik 2011-01-11 10:29:56 EST
However - DUPLICATE, closing - to track the issue in previously reported bugzilla.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 460434 ***

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