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Date:      Wed, 16 Nov 2016 19:56:06 -0500
From:      "Karl Vogel" <vogelke@pobox.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: ntpd crashing unexpectedly (out of memory)
Message-ID:  <20161117005606.GA20478@bsd118.wpafb.af.mil>
In-Reply-To: <84a50eee-0bf1-c1d6-62c4-c9915ded3953@stuffbymatt.ca>
References:  <84a50eee-0bf1-c1d6-62c4-c9915ded3953@stuffbymatt.ca>

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>> On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 09:14:00AM -0700, Matt Adams wrote:

M> On computer "B" ntpd starts but then dies with an "out of memory" error.
M> Here is the output:
M> ...
M> ntpd: clnt_dg_create: out of memory

  This used to happen on Solaris boxes; the workaround was to start NTPD
  first, *then* start nscd.  I know, grasping at straws...

  If push comes to shove, have you tried Chrony?  It's supposed to be
  simpler than NTPD and work on FreeBSD:
  https://chrony.tuxfamily.org/

-- 
Karl Vogel                      I don't speak for the USAF or my company

Don't stand too close to people who are always bandaged up.
(From "Fires Give the Test Just Ahead of the Lesson")
                                 --Joe Duval (duvalj@bionette.cgrb.orst.edu)



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