memory locking

Hal Murray hmurray at
Sun Jul 3 04:20:48 UTC 2016

esr at said:
> I'm not sure what the referent of "that" is. The statistics-gathering I've
> seen seems to be all about writing line-at-a-time records to various stats
> files; I can't see that generating a lot of memory pressure.

> If there's somewhere in the code that is allocating memory proportional to
> the size of saved statistics, yes that could be a problem.  Do you have some
> specific case in mind? 

Different context for statistics.  The MRU list keeps tracks of traffic from 
each IP Address.  It's in the misc options page under "mru".  You can see it 
with ntpq -c mrulist.

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