Bug 81923 - ntp cant create /etc/ntp.drift.TEMP
ntp cant create /etc/ntp.drift.TEMP
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: dhcp (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-01-15 03:23 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:50 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-03-04 12:10:52 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2003-01-15 03:23:01 EST
Description of problem:
ntp expects to be able to create a drift file at /etc/ntp.drift.TEMP  The user
ntp runs under (ntp) doesn't have suficient rights to create the file. can be
fixed by creating the file and giving ownership of it to ntp


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):4.1.1-1


How reproducible: instalation


Steps to Reproduce:
1.install ntp
2.start ntp
3.check /var/log/ntp.log
    
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Comment 1 Pentti Ala-Vannesluoma 2003-01-24 12:40:22 EST
File /etc/ntp.conf is generated automatically on bootup.
Line "driftfile /etc/ntp.drift" should be "driftfile /etc/ntp/drift"
Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2003-01-30 07:24:39 EST
this is pump or dhcpd... it overwrites /etc/ntp.conf
Comment 3 Eido Inoue 2003-02-06 15:45:03 EST
pump doesn't touch ntp.conf afaict
Comment 4 Daniel Walsh 2003-03-04 12:10:52 EST
PLease update to the current release of dhcpclient in rawhide.

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