[Pm-utils] [PATCH 8/8] pm-utils 1.2.3 proposed patches

Victor Lowther victor.lowther at gmail.com
Sun Nov 30 14:51:22 PST 2008

On Sun, 2008-11-30 at 16:35 -0600, Victor Lowther wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-11-30 at 11:52 -0800, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> > I think ultimately that this can only be handled correctly by the
> > system's networking subsystem since it actually knows when the network
> > is coming and going. For the common case of NM, it's a trivial
> > dispatcher script. That assumes that manually restarting ntpd is
> > necessary.
> According to my not at all rigorous testing, ntpd continues to operate
> just fine when the network interfaces appear and disappear.  I think we
> can safely get rid of this hook for now.

It looks like the only useful thing to do would be to have
NetworkManager do an ntpdc -c ifreload whenever interfaces change, but
even then ntpd will eventually pick up on the new interfaces.

> > --
> > Dan
Victor Lowther
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