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    SubjectRe: Nasty suprise with uptime
    On Mon, 29 Oct 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

    > > and received a nasty surprise. The uptime, which had been 496+ days
    > > on Friday, was back down to a few hours. I was ready to lart somebody
    > > with great vigor when I realized the uptime counter had simply wrapped
    > > around.
    > >
    > > So, I thought to myself, at least the 2.4 kernels on our new boxes won't
    >
    > It wraps at 496 days. The drivers are aware of it and dont crash the box

    You mean there was a time when uptime>496days would crash a system?

    If so, approximtely when did that get fixed?

    (I'm thinking back to an as yet unexplained crash of a 2.0.38 system at
    ~496days uptime :-( )

    Thanks,
    Neale.

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