[ntp:questions] NTP 4.2.7p255 drops core on FreeBSD 8.2

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Tue Feb 21 15:25:31 UTC 2012

"Thomas Laus" <lausts at acm.org> wrote in message 
news:TI2dnaSIBcO6Md7SnZ2dnUVZ_hydnZ2d at supernews.com...
> Something with NTPD has changed between version 4.2.7p249 and version 
> 4.2.7p255
> that causes the ntp daemon to exit on a signal 11 and drop core.  My 
> configur-
> ation files have not changed in several months and the FBSD base system 
> ntpd
> will still start after the 4.2.7p255 aborts.  I tried starting ntpd with 
> a
> debug flag and I see the dialog with my Oncore receiver and every other 
> line
> is a 'interrupted system call' message.
> I don't know what additional information can I gather before filing a 
> bug
> report.  Is anyone else able to start ntpd version 4.2.7p255 on FreeBSD?
> Tom


It's running fine on my FreeBSD 8.2 system.  That's with:

  ntpd 4.2.7p255 at 1.2483 Fri Feb 10 06:04:36 UTC 2012 (1)

built from source.  If you need any ntpq output from this system please 
let me know just what.  That's with a Garmin GPS 18 LVC.


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