On Tue, 2015-02-03 at 13:33 -0800, Peter Wemm wrote: > Sometime in the Dec 10th through Jan 7th timeframe a timing bug has been > introduced to 11.x/head/-current. With HZ=1000 (the default for bare > metal, > not for a vm); the clocks stop just after 24 days of uptime. This means > things like cron, sleep, timeouts etc stop working. TCP/IP won't time out or > retransmit, etc etc. It can get ugly. > > The problem is NOT in 10.x/-stable. > > We hit this in the freebsd.org cluster, the builds that we used are: > FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT #0 r275684: Wed Dec 10 20:38:43 UTC 2014 - fine > FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT #0 r276779: Wed Jan 7 18:47:09 UTC 2015 - broken > > If you are running -current in a situation where it'll accumulate uptime, you > may want to take precautions. A reboot prior to 24 days uptime (as horrible > a > workaround as that is) will avoid it. > > Yes, this is being worked on.
FWIW, 24.8 days is the point at which an int32_t variable counting ticks at 1khz rolls over from positive to negative numbers. -- Ian _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"