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Re: incorrect result returned from 'gettimeofday'
There was a problem in the gettimeofday() system call,
it was fixed in 2.4.13.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Hans-Peter Nilsson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: den 27 februari 2002 12:26
Subject: Re: incorrect result returned from 'gettimeofday'
> > From: "Wei, Shi Hai" <ShiHai.Wei@xxxxxxx.au>
> > Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 16:13:20 +1100
> > (kernel 2.4.5 on etrax, cris-dist-1.15 on Mandrake8.0 kernel 2.4.8-34)
> Old version. Upgrade? I don't know if that would help, though.
> If you have the small program handy, I could check.
> > tv_sec = 1014821653, tv_usec = 21639569
> > You can see here tv_usec is over a million, and that is not right. So I
> > wrote a small program which just repeatedly call 'gettimeofday' in a
> > the same problem occurred 399 times in a million calls.
> This may not help you, but may help anyone debugging it: The
> gettimeofday call is just a wrapper for a kernel call, so the
> bug is in the kernel.
> brgds, H-P