[ntp:questions] NTP daemon broken in 2.6.19?

Timo Felbinger Timo.Felbinger at physik.uni-potsdam.de
Sun Dec 17 13:04:58 UTC 2006

On Sun, 17 Dec 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

Make sure you have the "default linux capabilities" in your new kernel,
either as a module (modprobe capability), or just compile them statically
into the kernel (somewhere under "security options" in the kernel config



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