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Re: hard crash on leap second

On 12/31/08 19:19, Ken Irving wrote:
On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 04:02:03PM -0900, Ken Irving wrote:
On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 07:25:25PM -0500, Travis Crump wrote:
I had a hard crash of my lenny system precisely when the leap second was
added.  While X has flaked in the past, I've never had a hard crash
before.  I have no other evidence they were related, but I wasn't doing
anything unusual at the time.  Any ideas?
Could you clarify when this happened? Your message has a timestamp of 07:25:25PM -0500, but I thought the leap second was to be applied at
midnight.  Or maybe you're referring to a system in another timezone?

Duh... Of course this was done at midnight UTC.  I see in my logs:

  Dec 31 14:59:59 isto kernel: Clock: inserting leap second 23:59:60 UTC

Do you run ntp?

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA

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