William L. Maltby
BillsCentOS at triad.rr.com
Wed May 24 17:52:25 UTC 2006
On Wed, 2006-05-24 at 13:26 -0400, Sam Drinkard wrote:
> Robert wrote:
> > Sam Drinkard wrote:
> > <snip>
> >> Will,
> >> Everything has worked correctly in the past, and I have not made
> >> any changes to the config files, nor dns, which is not a caching
> >> server. A little bit more info.. somehow, the machine on which I'm
> >> having this issue is i386, where the machine here at home is x86-64.
> >> It works as advertized. I copied all the config files over and
> >> deleted the first entry from the hosts, which on the local machine
> >> pointed to the remote machine. Other than that, they both are
> >> identical now. If, when executing either command, I enter "host
> >> vortex.wa4phy.net" then I get normal behavior. Somehow, it is not
> >> setting the default host, or a default host. I'm totally at a loss
> >> to explain unless there are some diffs between the two arch's.
> >> Sam
> > Sam, just for grins, why don't you try replacing host names with IP
> > addresses in your /etc/ntp.conf (after copying the original somewhere
> > safe!), issue a
> > #service ntpd restart
> > and see what that does. Another thought: If you have a single-core
> > processor accidentally running an smp kernel, ntpd will never
> > stabilize. At least, that's the way it works on this AMD Athlon I'm
> > using right now.
> I reverted back to the original configuration, and in the process,
> looked at the system-config-services. I'm seeing with the ntpd service
> stopped, but the subsys is locked.
Folks often forget this
should have an ntpd file.
> There was a pid file, but removed
> it. I can try ip's but they recommend using hostnames for most places
> due to the fact that IP's might change (a lot of the gov't servers are
> like that). I'm still dorking around trying to find what is exactly
> locked -- what subsys ? Anyhow, the machine does not run the smp
> kernel, but the machine here IS smp and runs the smp kernel. I'm just
> baffled why with identical config files, I still get the service not
> known message. Weird......
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