Subject: Re: ntpd dumping core on restart
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Rhialto <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/14/2005 11:00:29
(going through old mails)

On Tue 05 Apr 2005 at 16:47:26 -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> In message <>, Christos Zoulas writes:
> >Hmm, ok. Try commenting out the get/setrlimit(RLIMIT_STACK) calls
> >in /usr/src/dist/ntp/ntpd/ntpd.c. It could be running out of stack...
> >
> That seems to work.  I'm still at a loss to explain why ntpd fires 
> up at boot time, but not thereafter.

My guess would be that at boot time the environment (variables) take a
lot less space than in your login session. You could verify that with
"env -i ...".

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