ANY-ONE-ELSE? ntpd+oncore+i386 doesn't work

Ian FREISLICH ianf at
Wed Apr 21 09:55:47 UTC 2010

Ollivier Robert wrote:
> According to Ian FREISLICH:
> > The oncore ntp driver worked fine in my Athlon64 machine running
> > FreeBSD-amd64.  I've tried it on a VIA-C7 and a Pentium-M based
> > board with an onboard serial port.
> Can you open a bug on with the patch please?  I'd rather have
> upstream fix it properly.  Thanks.
> > The following patch from Russell J. Yount fixes (bandaids) the issue:
> Just a bigger buffer then?

Well, yeah:


is 21 chars 

Fixed in 4.2.5p248 and later.  Seems FreeBSD has lagged somewhat:
version="ntpd 4.2.4p5-a (1)"


Ian Freislich

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