[BLFS Trac] #2444: /usr/sbin/ntpd is not running though it's running

BLFS Trac trac at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Jan 15 13:23:44 PST 2008


#2444: /usr/sbin/ntpd is not running though it's running
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 Reporter:  kratz00  |        Owner:  dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org
     Type:  defect   |       Status:  assigned                       
 Priority:  normal   |    Milestone:  6.3                            
Component:  BOOK     |      Version:  SVN                            
 Severity:  normal   |   Resolution:                                 
 Keywords:           |  
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Changes (by dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org):

  * owner:  blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org =>
            dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org
  * status:  new => assigned

Comment:

 Oh, that's my fault. Thanks for reporting that. I added the -p argument to
 use a pid file, but I forgot that we don't instruct ntpd to use a pid
 file. There are two ways to change this.

 1. Add -p $pidfile to the ntpd arguments.

 2. Add 'pidfile /var/run/ntpd.pid' to /etc/ntp.conf

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