[ntp:questions] refclock use causes core dump of ntpd

wa6zvp wa6zvp at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 18:16:59 UTC 2007


On Feb 19, 8:21 pm, "wa6zvp" <wa6... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all
>
> I have just built a new FreeBSD 6.2 box with ntp=dev-4.2.5p8 to test
> some refclocks I have.
>
> One of the clocks is a TrueTime TL-3, a semi-consumer WWV based
> clock.  Its data output format matches
> some/most of the other TT clocks that use the refclock_true driver.
> (driver 5).  99 times out of 100, ntpd
> dumps core when the serial line is attached.  I did get it to stay up
> exactly once, and the driver worked

>          Roger, Harvey Mudd College

* I have submitted this as a bug.    https://ntp.isc.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=792
 I have attached the patch file that adds full support fo the TL-3, so
perhaps it
will make it into the distribution.

   Roger





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