FC3 ntpd fails to start

David Hoffman dhoffman2004 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 23 17:22:37 UTC 2005

On Sun, 23 Jan 2005 11:18:07 -0600, David Hoffman
<dhoffman2004 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 23 Jan 2005 11:41:10 -0500, Rick Sutphin <sutphinc at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > NTPD fails to start with the following message:
> > #/etc/init.d/ntpd start
> > ntpd: Synchronizing with time server: FAILED
> > Starting ntpd: ntpd: error while loading shared libraries: libm.so.6:
> > failed to map segment from shared object: Permission denied
> >
> First, are you trying to start NTPD as root? You need to be root to start it.
> Second, what version of glibc do you have? libm.so.6 is part of the
> glibc package. I am running glibc-2.3.4.-2.fc3 and I have the library.
> My guess is that it seems to find the library, but you are getting
> permission denied, so I'm thinking it's the first solution, not the
> second.
> David

One more thing... I googled and the first hit I found was the
following link. Take a look through there and look at some of the
other suggestions there. Some of it has to do with kernel versions and


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