[ntp:questions] 2nd try: error: sendto(x.x.x.x): Bad file descriptor ?

wasimm wm1601 at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 11 17:55:07 UTC 2011


Thanx David.

I dont have any existing 'ntpd' related file under /var/run when
I run the 'ntpd'.

# ls -al
total 92
drwxr-xr-x  2 root  0    512 Jul 11 00:34 .
drwxr-xr-x  6 root  0    512 Jul 11 00:08 ..
-rw-r--r--  1 root  0  40960 Jul 11 00:34 dev.db
-rw-r--r--  1 root  0      4 Jul 11 00:34 inetd.pid
srw-rw-rw-  1 root  0      0 Jul 11 00:34 log
-rw-------  1 root  0      0 Jul 11 00:34 loggd.lock
-rw-r--r--  1 root  0      4 Jul 11 00:34 mountd.pid
-rw-r--r--  1 root  0      4 Jul 11 00:34 rpcbind.pid
srwxrwxrwx  1 root  0      0 Jul 11 00:34 rpcbind.sock
-rw-r--r--  1 root  0      4 Jul 11 00:34 syslog.pid
-rwxrwxrwx  1 root  0      0 Jul 11 00:34 utmp

--wasim


--- On Mon, 7/11/11, David Lord <snews at lordynet.org> wrote:

> From: David Lord <snews at lordynet.org>
> Subject: Re: [ntp:questions] 2nd try: error: sendto(x.x.x.x): Bad file descriptor ?
> To: questions at lists.ntp.org
> Date: Monday, July 11, 2011, 2:15 AM
> wasimm wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Help, please.
> > 
> > When I try to start 'ntpd' on a netbsd system, I get
> 'sendto(32.33.33.1): Bad file descriptor' error message
> > and the ntpd daemon does not start.
> > A search on the internet tells that this kind of error
> message is seen if there is an existing ntpd daemon is
> running and the
> > use is starting another daemon. But I did not have any
> daemon running prior to my execution of the ntpd command.
> > 
> > I have the following entry in my /etc/ntp.conf
> > 
> > server 32.33.33.1
> > restrict 127.0.0.1
> > 
> > The command I used is:
> > 
> > # ./ntpd -c /etc/ntp.conf
> > # Jul  9 07:18:28 Ericsson ntpd[981]:
> sendto(32.33.33.1): Bad file descriptor
> > 
> > Here is the debug log of the 'ntpd' I tried to run.
> > Debug log of ntpd
> > -----------------
> > 
> > Jul  9 07:18:27 ntpd[981]: ntpd 4.2.0-r Fri Jun
> 17 14:21:33 PDT 2011 (1)
> > Jul  9 07:18:27 ntpd[981]: precision = 1.000
> usec
> > Jul  9 07:18:27 ntpd[981]: kernel time sync
> status 0040
> > Jul  9 07:18:28 Ericsson ntpd[981]:
> sendto(32.33.33.1): Bad file descriptor
> 
> I've never seen that error but sometimes my /var/run entry
> for ntpd doesn't get deleted and ntpd refuses to run with
> an error that ntpd is already running. In that case
> removal
> of the file in /var/run is all that's needed.
> 
> 
> David
> 
> 
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