Oracle Linux 6 : "syntax error, unexpected T_Mask" is logged when starting ntpd.
Last updated on JULY 01, 2015
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 184.108.40.206.0 and later
The following messages are logged when starting ntpd service. This could occur when importing ntp.conf from Oracle Linux 5 and earlier environment. Also, this could occur when upgrading Exadata to version 220.127.116.11.0 or later (Oracle Linux 6) from earlier version (Oracle Linux 5).
The system was recently upgraded from Oracle Linux 5 to Oracle Linux 6. For Exadata environment, the system was upgraded to 18.104.22.168.0 or later from earlier version.
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