2 ntpd (5.3-STABLE-SNAP001)

Colin Percival cperciva at freebsd.org
Wed Mar 2 17:16:02 GMT 2005

Thomas Krause wrote:
> when starting ntpd at boot time, I've 2 ntpd's running:
> [...]
> Any idea why? I' running 5.3-STABLE-SNAP001.

1. You have some host names in ntp.conf which need to be resolved, and
2. At the time ntpd starts, the resolver isn't running.

For some reason, ntpd makes one attempt to look up names in DNS and then
goes into an infinite loop.

Colin Percival

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