[ntp:questions] Re: NTP socket in use error message

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Fri Jan 9 01:59:53 UTC 2004


I can't help wondering if you are running the copy of NTP that 
originallly came with Red Hat.  I'm not where I can peek at the one and 
only Red Hat system available to me but you might look in /usr/sbin for 
the source of your problem.

Mike Robinson wrote:

>I've got ntp-4.2.0 running successfully on more than a dozen hosts under Redhat 8.0.
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>Today I restarted ntpd on one of the hosts and got this message: 
>service ntpd restart
>Shutting down ntpd:                                        [  OK  ]
>ntpd: Synchronizing with time server: Looking for host 132.163.4.102 and service ntp
>host found : time-B.timefreq.bldrdoc.gov
>                                                           [FAILED]
>The system log shows this message:
>ntpdate[13944]: the NTP socket is in use, exiting
>and /var/log/ntp.log shows that ntpd was running before I restarted it:
>8 Jan 01:34:03 ntpd[30241]: synchronized to 132.163.4.102, stratum=1
>8 Jan 15:11:00 ntpd[30241]: ntpd exiting on signal 15
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>Rebooting the machine doesn't fix the problem, and lsof -c ntpd produces nothing. I've deleted ntp* in /usr/local/bin and recompiled the source and rebooted the system but ntpd just won't start.
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>I've searched the recent archives looking for references to sockets, but found only one unrelated message.
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>Any ideas anyone?
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>MJR
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