FreeBSD-10.3 No ntpd.pid file created
matthew at FreeBSD.org
Mon Feb 6 15:29:37 UTC 2017
On 2017/02/06 15:01, James B. Byrne via freebsd-questions wrote:
> We have a 10.3 BHyve virtual guest that is running ntpd. However,
> when ntpd starts it is not creating a pid file and so normal service
> commands do not work. ntpd is part of the base system and we have not
> altered any of the rc scripts or to our knowledge changed any
What happens if
- you add '-p /var/run/ntpd.pid' to the ntpd arguments?
- you add 'pidfile "/var/run/ntpd.pid"' to /etc/ntp.conf ?
According to ntpd(8), 'pidfile' is apparently a valid configuration file
directive, despite not being mentioned in ntp.conf(5).
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