Marcus Furlong hath declared on Thursday the 04 day of May 2006 :-:
> > There seem to be some VERY weird time related things going on with
> > SLES9. I manage a number of SLES9 boxes in different environments,
> > and not one of them will correctly synchronise to its configured time
> > server, although the ntpd start script does ntpdate against the
> > configured server, and that works. Also, in each environment there
> > are other boxes running various other Linux and Unix versions which
> > are happily syncing to the time servers.
> I remember having a similar problem with a few boxes. They weren't SLES9 but
> the problem turned out to be related to having ipv6 enabled, which was
> causing the DNS lookups to timeout. Might be worth a look.
I've had similar problems before.
Think it was due to ntpd not supporting IPv6, it would fail if the hostname
of your ntp server also has an AAAA address.
Workaround was either to use the v4 IP address, or use:
server -4 ntp.domain.com
in your npt.conf
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were special, and we knew he'd be there for us.
A cult leader, right down to the sneakers.
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