Re: [Regression] Negative time on Acer Ferrari One with current-git

From: john stultz
Date: Fri May 21 2010 - 18:39:26 EST

On Fri, 2010-05-21 at 15:19 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Fri, 21 May 2010, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >
> > Trying to boot current -git on Acer Ferrari One (64-bit), I get mount errors
> > for all filesystems telling me that "now = (null) is in the future" and when
> > run 'date' it says: "date: time <long negative number> is out of range".
> >
> > Any ideas anyone?
> No ideas, but apart from the obvious "maybe you can pin it down a bit with
> a few bisection compiles", it's almost certainly through the timer tree
> merge from Thomas, which included various wall-clock-time changes from
> John Stultz & co.
> I don't see anything else that would likely affect any wall-clock time,
> but who knows..
> John, Thomas? Ring any bells?

Hrm.. From my queue, I'd probably try reverting the following first:

6a867a3|| time: Remove xtime_cache

Rafael: I assume 2.6.34 is fine?


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