[ntp:hackers] Re: out of memory with rc1!

John Pettitt jpp at cloudview.com
Thu Mar 16 05:03:58 UTC 2006


Danny Mayer wrote:
> Reg Clemens wrote:
>   
>>> Danny Mayer wrote:
>>>
>>>       
>>>> Can you comment out your NMEA refclock and see if it stabilizes? You
>>>> shouldn't see it increasing memory by much after the first few minutes.
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>
>>> I cut ntp conf back to this
>>>
>>> driftfile /var/db/ntpd.drift
>>> server 192.168.3.254
>>>
>>> and it's still growing.
>>>
>>>       
>> Thats a bit strange, my assumption would be that without the NMEA driver being 
>> configured
>> it shouldnt be able to grab memory.
>>
>> But here I took rc1, built it w/o NMEA, just ONCORE and SHM, and there is no 
>> problem, no
>> memory gain over a period of 12hours.
>>     
>
> Thanks for that data point. Does that mean that if built with NMEA then
> even if you don't configure an NMEA refclock there is a leak while if
> built without it there is no leak? Is NMEA the common thread here or is
> that just coincidence?
>   
coincidence - I just built it with --disable-all-clocks and it's still
growing on my FreeBSD box - - I think FreeBSD is the common thread here.  

John
> Danny
>
>   



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