Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 501800
[RHEL4] Nscd consumes many cpu resources ( nearly 100% ) continuously.
Last modified: 2011-01-30 18:40:34 EST
This bug has been copied from bug #496201 and has been proposed
to be backported to 4.8 z-stream (EUS).
Committed in 89.0.1.EL
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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Off-by-one errors in the time normalization code could have caused clock_gettime() to return one billion nanoseconds, rather than adding an extra second. This bug could have caused the name service cache daemon (nscd) to consume excessive CPU resources.