[ntp:questions] Re: setting CONFIG_HZ=2000 makes ntpd go crazy

Ulrich Windl Ulrich.Windl at RZ.Uni-Regensburg.DE
Wed Mar 8 13:05:02 UTC 2006


haizaar at gmail.com (Hai Zaar) writes:

> >
> > Have you recompiled NTP after you have changed the HZ setting for your
> > kernel? I could imagine that ntpd goes weird if it assumes a different
> > value for HZ than the kernel actually uses ...
> As far as I've found, recompilation of NTP is not needed. NTP compiled
> against 2000HZ kernel sources works fine whenever I switch to 1000HZ
> or 250HZ.. In the same manner, under 2000HZ NTP never works - no
> matter how I compile it.
> 
> I'm not sure NTP need kernel sources at all... Does it?

Have you ever thought how the sycall interface ABI) works?

Ok, so maybe you don't have to recompile ntpd, but just C library ;-)

Regards,
Ulrich




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