[ntp:questions] in pool, my server runs for days, crashes with no log
Dennis Hilberg, Jr.
timekeeper at dennishilberg.com.invalid
Mon Nov 5 19:22:40 UTC 2007
> On Nov 5, 12:39 am, hal-use... at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net (Hal
> Murray) wrote:
>> What version of ntp are you running?
>> One common problem is running out of memory.
> Yeah, I've set ulimit to try to hold that.
> Altho I can't find it when I look for it now. Where does the ulimit
It needs to be placed in your ntpd startup script, before ntpd is started,
/etc/init.d/ntpd or whatever you use to start ntpd.
> My server is a dual Xeon with only one or two GB of ram, what's a good
> ulimit value?
I use '8192' for my pool server. It's what's recommended on the
'configuration recommendations' page,
Dennis Hilberg, Jr. timekeeper(at)dennishilberg(dot)com
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