[CentOS] broadcastclient does not work on CentOS 4.1

Peter Kjellström cap at nsc.liu.se
Tue Oct 4 11:25:02 UTC 2005


Hello,

While I don't know what's wrong with your specific ntp.conf I do have one for 
Centos-4.1.x86_64 that works with broadcastclient:

driftfile /etc/ntp/drift
disable auth
broadcastclient

Cheers,
 Peter

On Tuesday 04 October 2005 03.11, Fong Vang wrote:
> This ntp.conf file works fine under RedHat 9:
>
>    authenticate no
>    #enable auth
>    driftfile    /etc/ntp/drift
>    keys         /etc/ntp/ntp.keys
>    server       127.127.1.0
>    fudge        127.127.1.0 stratum 10
>    trustedkey   1
>    enable bclient
>    broadcastclient
>
> However, it doesn't work on CentOS 4.1.  ntpd complains with this error
> message:
>
>     Unable to listen for broadcasts, no broadcast interfaces available
>
> Has anyone gotten ntp broadcastclient to work under CentOS?  This is
> very similar to the problem explained by this email thread:
>
>   
> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/2004-August/057010.htm
>l
>
> Any help is appreciated.

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  Peter Kjellström               |
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  Sweden                         | http://www.nsc.liu.se
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