[ntp:questions] Re: ntpd log file displays error (CORRECTION)

David Schwartz davids at webmaster.com
Sun Mar 6 04:14:46 UTC 2005


"Charles" <charles97 at dunjas.com> wrote in message 
news:422A80A8.BFBBB90F at dunjas.com...
> It is repeated every 1 hr 3 seconds (3603 seconds)
>
> Charles wrote:
>
>> /var/log/ntpd.log contains many lines...
>>
>> 5 Mar 21:28:40 ntpd[28893]: can't open /var/lib/ntp.drift.TEMP:
>> Permission denied
>>
>> Actually, from the time stamp, this message is repeating every 3
>> seconds.
>>
>> Thank you for helping...
>> Charles

    Is this on a RedHat or Fedora system? Is NTP running as root or a normal 
user? Does the '/var/lib' directory exist?

    DS





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