[ntp:questions] NTP daemon broken in 2.6.19?

Uwe Klein uwe_klein_habertwedt at t-online.de
Sun Dec 17 08:49:26 UTC 2006


MH wrote:
> I recently upgraded my kernel from 2.6.13 to 2.6.19 and discovered that NTP
> service is no longer functional. The NTP daemon logs the following:
> 
> cap_set_proc() failed to drop root privileges: Operation not permitted
> 
> I read another post by someone with a 2.6.18 kernel who experienced
> something similar and resolved the problem by passing the following kernel
> configuration parameter: clocksource=acpi_pm...which I tried, but it
> doesn't help. Thoughts? Suggestions?

This may be a problem with module load order:
	http://lists.atrpms.net/pipermail/atrpms-users/2005-June/003194.html
		and next in thread.
	http://bugzilla.atrpms.net/show_bug.cgi?id=474#c3
	http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_NTP#Failed_to_drop_root_privileges

uwe




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