Bug 66161 - ntpd is started before named in the rc scripts
Summary: ntpd is started before named in the rc scripts
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 46464
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ntp (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Harald Hoyer
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-06-05 16:42 UTC by John L. Chmielewski
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:42 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-06-07 19:49:26 UTC
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Description John L. Chmielewski 2002-06-05 16:42:43 UTC
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Description of problem:
hostnames are permitted in the ntp.conf and step-tickers files, but unless IP
addresses are used in /etc/ntp/step-tickers, ntpd will fail when the computer is
started, because named is not yet running.  If ntpd is restarted after the
computer is up, it is successful.  The ntpd script should start before the named

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.create /etc/ntp/step-tickers with one line: tick.usno.navy.mil 
2.do a "service ntpd restart" (see that it successfully starts)
3.reboot computer, and watch as ntpd tries to start, it will indicate  that it

Actual Results:  ntpd will fail when the computer boots, but if you restart ntpd
using the service command it will start OK.

Expected Results:  ntpd should have started

Additional info:

If step-tickers has an IP address instead of a host name, it will start properly
when the computer starts.  The named service should start before the ntpd
service to correct this problem.

Comment 1 Joe Bayes 2002-06-07 19:49:20 UTC
See also bug 46464.

Also, I think in your first paragraph, you mean that named should start before
ntpd, correct?

Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2002-06-11 14:06:41 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 46464 ***

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