RHBA-2003:254 - Bug Fix Advisory
Updated ntp package fixes several bugs
Bug Fix Advisory
An updated ntp package that fixes several bugs is now available for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) 2.1.
The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is used to synchronize a computer's time
with another reference time source.
An updated ntp package fixes a number of bugs. In addition, the package
now includes additional man pages, and has removed the package's dependency
Users of NTP should upgrade to these updated packages.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.
This update is available via Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:
This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 2 ia64
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 2 i386
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2 ia64
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2 i386
- BZ - 84264 - ntpdate fails to reset clock
- BZ - 86174 - ntpd takes a long time to synch and then frequently loses it
- BZ - 91275 - Default sanity limit (1000 sec.), and specified sanity limit set by tinker panic command in the ntp.conf file do not work
- BZ - 91927 - LTC2938-ntp-4.1.0b-2.AS21.4.i386.rpm has trouble accurately setting time
- BZ - 96927 - Buffer overflow in ntpdate.c
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2