Re: [Linux-ia64] Re: 2.4.1 + 010131 patch: sys_nanosleep sleeps... infinitely!

From: Francis Galiegue <>
Date: 2001-02-27 04:03:33
On Mon, 26 Feb 2001, Bill Nottingham wrote:

> Jack Steiner ( said: 
> > We have also been seeing hangs running with the latest BIOS. The problem
> > was isolated to a tiny window in arch/ia64/kernel/time.c where
> > itm could get loaded with a value that is in the past.
> I've certainly seen references to time going in the past recently;
> the error messages are usually from ping.

Yep, seen those too. Now they don't show up anymore.

First impression about the patch: terrific! Not only does sleep work fine, but
it also cures the hangs I had on heavy I/O.

Francis Galiegue, - Normand et fier de l'Ítre
"Programming is a race between programmers, who try and make more and more
idiot-proof software, and universe, which produces more and more remarkable
idiots. Until now, universe leads the race"  -- R. Cook
Received on Mon Feb 26 08:53:22 2001

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