Re: do_gettimeofday monotony?

From: Christopher Friesen
Date: Mon Jul 25 2005 - 10:13:20 EST

bert hubert wrote:
Is do_gettimeofday supposed to be monotonous?


> I'm seeing time go backward by tiny amounts, and then progressing.

Are you running NTP? Corrections could cause this.

Is there another monotonous clock in the kernel that doesn't wrap (all
that often)? Doesn't really need to be wall time.


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