Bug 80593 - ntp.conf file created by redhat-config-date does not work
ntp.conf file created by redhat-config-date does not work
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-date (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
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Blocks: 79578
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Reported: 2002-12-28 10:21 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-08 11:38:18 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2002-12-28 10:21:48 EST
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Description of problem:
ntp.conf file created by redhat-config-date does not work.
ntpd is not able to contact the server specified.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start redhat-config-date
2. Check Enable Network Time Protocol
3. Choose a server from the drop-down list
4. Click OK.
5. Monitor ntpq -p 

Actual Results:  ntpd is unable to contact the server (reach value remains 0)
The clock remains unsynchronised.

Expected Results:  ntpd contacts the time server, the reach value increments to 
377 and the local clock is synchronised.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2002-12-30 08:30:15 EST
Markku Kolkka suggested on the Phoebe list that the restrict line should have a 
numeric IP address, instead of a server name.
Comment 2 Brent Fox 2003-01-02 15:04:07 EST
Should be fixed in redhat-config-date-1.5.6-3, which should appear in Rawhide in
the next day or so.  QA, please verify.
Comment 3 Brian Brock 2003-01-08 11:38:18 EST
Appears fixed to me, resolving as rawhide.

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