What does --disable-kernel-PLL do?

Gary E. Miller gem at rellim.com
Fri Dec 2 20:11:58 UTC 2016

Yo Hal!

On Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:29:23 -0800
Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net> wrote:

> >> There is a tangle in this area that I don't understand.  When ntpd
> >> exits (or crashes), it leaves the previous state in the kernel so
> >> anybody running  ntptime will think things are fine.  
> > What previous state?  
> The state in the kernel when ntpd last called ntp_adjtime.  The
> kernel doesn't know that ntpd is steering time so it can't tell that
> a stopped/crashed ntpd won't make another call in the future.

Seems like a kernel bug to me.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97703
	gem at rellim.com  Tel:+1 541 382 8588
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