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authorSamuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org>2016-11-01 15:57:30 +0100
committerSamuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org>2016-11-01 15:59:24 +0100
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Document bogus port issue at boot
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+[[!tag open_issue_porting]]
+
+When the ntpdate package is installed, one gets at boot something like:
+
+ Debian GNU/Hurd stretch/sid debian console
+ task ext2fs increasing a bogus port 947 by 1, most probably a bug.
+ task ext2fs increasing a bogus port 947 by 1, most probably a bug.
+ task ext2fs deallocating a bogus port 947, most probably a bug.
+ task ext2fs deallocating a bogus port 947, most probably a bug.
+ login:
+
+This is coming from the execution of the shell script
+/etc/network/if-up.d/ntpdate, whose stdout/stderr is on the Mach console, but
+part of which gets executed after getty starts on it. It happens that getty uses
+revoke() to revoke access to it from other programs, and thus the ntpdate shell scripts gets its stdout/stderr in a bogus state, which libc doesn't really cope with correctly.