serious packet routing issue causing ntpd high load?

Steven Hartland killing at
Wed Oct 5 22:46:07 UTC 2011

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jeremy Chadwick" <freebsd at>
> 1428 root        1  44    0 11900K  2860K select  0   0:17  0.00% /usr/sbin/ntpd -c /conf/ME/ntp.conf -p /var/run/ -f
> And "route -n monitor" shows no anomalies here.
> Maybe you should tcpdump to find out if there is a client or peer which
> is constantly pounding ntpd for some reason, or if ntpd is constantly
> nagging some peer?  Not sure.

Yep already checked this it seems we're seeing a MISS per packet sent
to mysql clients :(


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