[Pool] Off by a second leap second failures

Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Sun Jul 12 08:44:50 UTC 2015


> So as they're present, the file *has* been evaluated by ntpd?
> If so, then the plot thickens.

[From previous mail, the file might not be readable.]

ntpd probably reads the leap file while still root, before changing 
user/group.

You can test that by restarting ntpd and then checking the tai_offset.

You may have to reboot the system.  If you comment out the leap file, reboot, 
then the tai_offset should be 0.  If you reactivate the leap file and restart 
ntpd, then the tai_offset should be correct.




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