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Re: unstable? nah. :-)

On Thu, Jun 08, 2006 at 12:20:03PM -0700, Tyler MacDonald wrote:
> Due to a bug with "w", or the kernel, or whatever, which nobody seems to
> want to fix, the system uptime wraps around to 0 days after 400-and-someodd
> days. That's why I circled the login/idle time on the screenshot. :-)

The jiffies counter in the kernel rolls over at approximately 497
days uptime on 32-bit platforms.

   fungi@cthulhu:~$ bc -q

(A jiffy is 1/100 of a second).
{ IRL(Jeremy_Stanley); PGP(9E8DFF2E4F5995F8FEADDC5829ABF7441FB84657);
SMTP(fungi@yuggoth.org); IRC(fungi@irc.yuggoth.org#ccl); ICQ(114362511);
AIM(dreadazathoth); YAHOO(crawlingchaoslabs); FINGER(fungi@yuggoth.org);
MUD(fungi@katarsis.mudpy.org:6669); WWW(http://fungi.yuggoth.org/); }

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