The PTP4L container on the VX/s Host keeps Rebooting
This applies to the PTP4L container for the VX/S system running on a Linux host only.
Sometimes after installation, you might find that the ptp4l container crashes and reboots constantly. You'll know this is happening if you type
sudo docker ps -a into your host's command line and see this next to your ptp4l container:
Restarting (0) 23 seconds ago
Usually this will happen because there is no Ethernet interface bound to the container. The remedy is pretty simple.
- First, determine the Ethernet interface being used for AoIP using
- Once you determine the correct interface, make note of it's name and add it to the
PTP4L_ARGSline of the
.envfile in your ptp4l configuration directory located at
/opt/teloswith the parameter
root@host:/opt/telos/ptp4l# cat .env
PTP4L_ARGS= -i eno2
- Shut down the container using
sudo docker-compose downfrom your ptp4l configuration directory
- Turn the container back up using
sudo docker-compose up -dfrom your ptp4l configuration directory.
Check that the container is now successfully running using
sudo docker ps -a :
Up 30 seconds
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