named and ntpd start order in rc.d

Nerius Landys nlandys at
Wed Dec 3 15:32:56 PST 2008

> I don't know why those processes are hung after boot, but in order to
> troubleshoot the problem, I suggest that you modify the /etc/rc.d/ntpd
> script to invoke ntpd from truss and log the output to a file, e.g.
> /tmp/truss.log.$$.  Once you've rebooted, kill the processes and post
> the the log files on a web site somewhere so we can have a look at them.

Um, the truss thing is a little over my head.  I don't think I have
the cranium capacity for this.  Sorry.

> Also, what are the contents of your /etc/ntp.conf file?

Here is my ntp.conf:

restrict default kod nomodify notrap nopeer noquery

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