Subject: Re: ntpd dumping core on restart
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/05/2005 15:00:58
In message <>, Christos Zoulas writes:
>In article <>,
>Steven M. Bellovin <> wrote:
>>On up-to-the-minute -current, ntpd starts up properly at boot time.  
>>However, if I run '/etc/rc.d/ntpd restart', it dumps core with a memory 
>>fault.  Any suggestions where to look?
>compile it with -g and look at the core file?

I can and will do that.  I posted in case someone knew that I needed to 
update my /etc/foobar.conf file.  I also confess I'm very puzzled -- 
that sort of persistent bad state is more characteristic of Windows 
than NetBSD ("You have just moved your mouse.  Windows must be rebooted 
for the change to take effect.  Reboot now?")

		--Prof. Steven M. Bellovin,