[ntp:questions] ntpd locks-up on FreeBSD 8.3

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Thu Feb 28 07:38:06 UTC 2013

Edward T. Mischanko wrote:
> When ntpd loads via rc.d at system start-up it just locks-up.
> It doesn't finish loading what is in the rc.conf or give me a login prompt.
> I have to control c out of it to regain control of the computer, but that
> terminates ntpd.  Any help would be appreciated.

That sounds like you are running it with some sort of no-detach 
debugging option.

I'd be more worried that ^C works, as init should not have a control TTY 
and daemons should not do anything that would cause it, or them, to gain 
one (generally the first open for input of a terminal).

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