A tale of two nameservers - resolution problems

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Tue Sep 1 15:35:48 UTC 2015

On 09/01/2015 09:36 AM, Reindl Harald wrote:
> Am 01.09.2015 um 15:31 schrieb Robert Moskowitz:
>> On 09/01/2015 09:20 AM, John Miller wrote:
>>> If you check pcap, logs, etc., is the server's following delegation
>>> for 0.centos.pool.ntp.org? Where do outbound packets stop?
>> I don't believe this and I have some serious problems.
>> Part of my challenge is I am running the new server on an armv7 board
>> that does not have a rtc.  So when the system boots, the time is jan 1
>> 1970.  The first thing you want to run is ntp to set the time, but
>> requires named running and resolving.
>> For the 'fun' of it, I used 'date' to set the time to now, and then no
>> problem resolving 0.centos.pool.ntp.org.  So there is something about
>> that resolution that does not like the early date.
>> So I am caught in a time bind here!
>> Is there anyway to get bind not to be particular about system time at
>> first?
> what about /etc/hosts and using a "ntpdate customname" at boot 
> *before* ntpd and named are started - 

One of the obvious punts I am looking at.

> what i honestly don't understand is why you are punishing yourself 
> with that ARM crap over years (given all the troubles on other lists)

Because it is FUN!!!  Other reasons too, but those are long to get into.

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