Setting the time on a dial-up

Josef Karthauser joe at
Thu Jan 20 21:47:51 GMT 2000

On Thu, Jan 20, 2000 at 07:10:27PM +0000, Richard Smith wrote:
> Nik Clayton wrote:
> > 
> > Any pointers?  xntpd and ntpdate don't seem to be written with this in
> > mind.
> Sorry can't help, but I have the same problem here, and would like a
> solution also.
> IIRC the fundamental problem is that both programs need to _own_ the
> same (UDP?) port. So they will not live together on the same machine :-(

I thought that ntpd v4 (maybe that's only in -current) behaves much
better in a 'dialup' environment.  It may be possible to use ntpd to
update the time in both modes.

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