[Fwd: Re: [ntp:hackers] Weekend error report]

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Tue Oct 5 21:47:46 PDT 2004


Folks,

Danny asked me to resend.

Dave

David L. Mills wrote:

> Danny,
>
> I took considerable offense at the message from the list manager. Why 
> isn't there a valid redirect on maccarony? What about the other 
> ntp.org lists. Are there redirects for those? Obviously, there are 
> redirects for some of them, since the list manager managed to see the 
> message and send a rude reply. So, why the rude reply in the first place?
>
> Dave
>
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> Subject:     Re: [ntp:hackers] Weekend error report
> Date:     Sat, 02 Oct 2004 21:51:21 -0700
> From:     hackers-owner at support.ntp.org
> To:     mills at UDel.Edu
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> Subject:
> Re: [ntp:hackers] Weekend error report
> From:
> "David L. Mills" <mills at udel.edu>
> Date:
> Sun, 03 Oct 2004 04:51:10 +0000
> To:
> hackers at ntp.org
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>
> Danny,
>
> About the build. Originally, bridgeport and baldwin were to mount 
> pogo:/usr/local, but I see that is not the case. However, I see 
> evidence somebody (you?) built on bridgeport.
>
> Dave
>
> Danny Mayer wrote:
>
>> Dave,
>>
>> Any update on this? I'd like to figure out what's happening on 
>> bridgeport
>> at a minimum but I need some answers to the questions I asked as well.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Danny
>>
>> At 12:37 AM 9/27/2004, Danny Mayer wrote:
>>
>>> At 10:59 PM 9/26/2004, David L. Mills wrote:
>>>
>>>> Danny,
>>>>
>>>> At the moment on the campus wire, rackety is broadcasting but 
>>>> bridgeport is not receiving.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I just took over bridgeport to see what was happening. It put it 
>>> back. There
>>> are a number of problems:
>>>
>>> 1) It's out of disk space so it can't write anything to disk.
>>> 2) It's running an older build dated Sep 2 and not what you 
>>> installed elsewhere.
>>> 3) It's not receiving broadcast packets at all from what I can tell. 
>>> It does show
>>> that it was enabled to receive broadcast packets. How often does a 
>>> broadcast
>>> packet get sent? I only had a few minutes on which may not have been
>>> long enough. Are you sure rackety is sending broadcast packets?
>>>
>>>>  If albert is segfaulting somewhere in the address prettyprint 
>>>> routine and porkypine comes bum in that area, could there be a 
>>>> connection? The gdb bt got nowhere near the resolver library. 
>>>> Problem is, ntpq can't print addresses either. That may be a clue.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> We don't know what the problem is with albert except it was 
>>> segfaulting when
>>> trying to get addresses. Harlan may have something to say here when he
>>> gets back. porkypine is, well, porkypine. Although it runs, 
>>> everything I tried
>>> to get an address back fails. This being an ancient box, I'm not 
>>> sure how
>>> hard we should try. Every idea I had failed.
>>>
>>>> Both Linux mort and Freebie howland eventually resolved there 
>>>> differences with rackety autokey, but I don't know why it took 
>>>> several repeats of the signature request. Poor SunOS rackety might 
>>>> be running out of steam.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> That could be. Is it that overloaded? I'm not sure why it would 
>>> require several
>>> tries unless the requests are timing out. Could that be what is 
>>> happening?
>>>
>>> Danny
>>>
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