[ntp:questions] ntpd interfacing with newsyslog/logrotate?

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Tue Apr 24 01:46:03 UTC 2012

On 4/22/2012 6:48 PM, David Lord wrote:
> Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
>> On 4/22/2012 7:15 AM, David Lord wrote:
>>> A C wrote:
>>>> Does anyone familiar with NetBSD know if there's a particular
>>>> configuration for newsyslog that will allow the main ntpd log to
>>>> rotate on a regular basis? It seems that ntpd loses track of its log
>>>> file during a rotate and stops updating.
>>> NetBSD-5.1-Stable on i386 here. My ntp.log has rotated
>>> without since around 1998 when running NetBSD-1.5x but
>> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>> Without what? Please remember to proofread before hitting send!
> "without problem"
> I did check before hitting send.
> My screen takes too long to refresh and keyboard repeats
> are sometimes delayed. Remember this is 2012 and everything
> has improved.
> David

Please do not blame your screen!  It's much more likely that your 
computer (CPU) is too busy.

Two possible fixes occur to me:
1.  Get a faster CPU
2.  Kill some of the junk that's eating your CPU.

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