Greg Lehey wrote:
> On Thursday, 7 September 2000 at 17:28:02 -0700, John Baldwin wrote:
> > Steve Ames wrote:
> >> Just upgraded to -CURRENT as of about noon (EST) today. At reboot
> >> I got a lot of these:
> >> microuptime() went backwards (1.7682417 -> 1.997434)
> >> I recall reading in -current earlier this week that someone was
> >> looking for victims getting this. What further information can I provide?
> > This is a SMPng issue on UP machines.
> Yes, but it's not the only cause. We've also seen it on pre-SMPng
> stuff, and Athlons seem to be particularly capable of doing it. phk
> is looking at it at the moment, and he has an idea what's causing it.
> I'd guess, however, that this *is* the SMPng problem. It's subtly
> different from other manifestations in that the first time typically
> has 7 digits after the decimal point.
Most definitely an SMPng issue. If you take a SMP machine and compile a UP
and an SMP kernel on it, the SMP kernel will boot fine, whereas the UP kernel
will generate these warnings.
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