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

Chris Albertson albertson.chris at gmail.com
Tue Feb 21 18:21:45 UTC 2012

On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 6:37 AM, Thomas Laus <lausts at acm.org> wrote:

> This is the system message log for ntpd 4.2.7p255:
> Feb 18 17:24:00 mail ntpd[994]: ntpd 4.2.7p255 at 1.2483 Wed Feb  8 16:48:02 UTC 2012 (1)
> Feb 18 17:24:00 mail kernel: pid 995 (ntpd), uid 0: exited on signal 11 (core dumped)
> I don't know what additional information can I gather before filing a bug
> report.

Look at the core file.   Where was ntpd when it stopped?  You should
be able to do a traceback in a debugger.    My "pulled out of the air
guess" is maybe inside the Oncore driver.   That might explain why
people running NMEA receivers don't have this problem.

Chris Albertson
Redondo Beach, California

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