[ntp:questions] too many recvbufs allocated (40)

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Tue Jun 10 05:16:06 UTC 2008

>>> In article <fd2a79190806080347t3fecd0e5kde4e0bb0aaa6529 at mail.gmail.com>, kiran.shirol at gmail.com (Kiran Shirol) writes:

Kiran> Recently in one of my setups, I got this message continuously.

Kiran> too many recvbufs allocated (40) - ntpd

Kiran> I checked the code(ntp-4.2.0a) and found that ntpd has 40 recv
Kiran> buffers allocated for the recv packets.

I recall a bug like this being fixed a while ago.

4.2.0 is pretty old.  The latest stable release is 4.2.4, and we are pretty
close to releasing ntp-dev as 4.2.6.

I recommend you upgrade your ntp software.

Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org>
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