DragonFly bugs List (threaded) for 2005-07
Re: `system clock stops operating' problem from 4-months old system.
On Sat, Jul 02, 2005 at 10:31:30AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :I have three machines which have been running DragonFly-Stable
> :(i.e. pre-RELEASE systems) for about 124 days or so until it stopped
> :updating the system clock. Kernels are built from sources as of
> :15th of February this year. Unfortunately, I had to reboot them and
> :update to the latest RELEASE as they are used as production servers,
> :so I can't give much data for investigating possibly remaining bugs.
> :When I logged into these machines, date(1) shows the same time for a long
> :time(or probably not updating at all), and the number from
> : vmstat -i |grep ^clk
> :didn't change. I believe that the commit at 2005/03/27 11:25:10 PST
> :should have fixed the bug(which means RELEASE have that fix too), right?
> It should have. What we need, next time it happens, is a kernel
> core dump. To do it get on the system console, kill 1 to drop into
> single-user mode, sync a couple of times, and then ctl-alt-esc into
> DDB and panic the box.
> The release occured after that fix so this sounds like a new issue
> that needs to be found and addressed.
Maybe my message was very confusing, but I was talking about the system
clock problem with pre-RELEASE kernel, not the RELEASE kernel. I'm now
crossing my fingers that the bug I hit today has already been fixed :)
> Did all the machine's system clocks stop after the same amount of
> uptime ?
Yes, they were rebooted on the same day and had been up for 4 months.