ntpd crashes during start - a lot of interfaces
cswiger at mac.com
Mon Feb 6 18:36:27 UTC 2012
On Feb 5, 2012, at 10:39 PM, Radek Krejča wrote:
> I have problem with using ntpd on 8.2 amd64 (not tested elsewhere). If I have a lot of interfaces (vlans) ntpd crashes with segmentation fault (core dump). I have tested on my test machine and it really depends on number of interfaces. It try to bind on every of it.
> I want to reduce it with using some options (like -I em0) but it seems that ntpd ignore it. If I use truss the system calls look same.
> Is there any way to bind directly on specified interface?
-I is supposed to do that, but if it doesn't work right, consider gaining a bit more debugging info (a backtrace from running under gdb or against the corefile) and filing a PR. You could also discuss this with "upstream", meaning the NTP mailing list at <questions at lists.ntp.org>....
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