[ntp:questions] Re: Locking memory in ntp

Gopal k_gopalakrishnan at hotmail.com
Mon Sep 29 19:45:04 UTC 2003

"David Schwartz" <davids at webmaster.com> wrote in message news:<bl1t5t$ii4$1 at nntp.webmaster.com>...
> "Gopal" <k_gopalakrishnan at hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:f6b5173d.0309251325.2a1c99c3 at posting.google.com...
> > Ntpd has a mlockall() function call which locks all the current and
> > future memory.  Why do we need to lock the memory.
>     The whole purpose of NTP is to keep time accurately. If you have
> unpredictable delays as memory is faulted in, you can't do that.
>     DS

So, If you dont do paging then you need not lock the memory.  Is that right?


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