Gentoo Archives: gentoo-security

From: Marc Ballarin <Ballarin.Marc@×××.de>
To: gentoo-security@l.g.o
Cc: pjvenda@××××××××××××.org, cgysin@×××.ch
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] grsec Resource logging
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2005 14:39:04
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] grsec Resource logging by Pedro Venda
On Sun, 14 Aug 2005 12:01:14 +0000
Pedro Venda <pjvenda@××××××××××××.org> wrote:

> > the same happens to me. I haven't given it much importance because ntpd works > ok even with grsec interference. > > > What is wrong here? > > still I'd also like to clarify this.
I think this locking is done in order to ensure that ntpd is able to adjust time even under heavy load. So, if ntpd can't lock itself into memory, time-keeping might become inaccurate when ntpd is paged out on a loaded system. Regards -- gentoo-security@g.o mailing list