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    SubjectRe: Linux v2.6.16-rc5 - regression
    Peter Hagervall <hager@cs.umu.se> wrote:
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    > In -rc5 the printk timing numbers do not reset to [ 0.000000] upon
    > boot.

    What numbers are you getting now?

    > This worked in -rc4 and so I started bisecting and git came up
    > with:
    >
    > commit 9827b781f20828e5ceb911b879f268f78fe90815
    > Author: Kurt Garloff <garloff@suse.de>
    > Date: Mon Feb 20 18:27:51 2006 -0800
    >
    > [PATCH] OOM kill: children accounting
    >
    > I can't see why that would break the timing information, but I'll just
    > assume that git was right, and tell you guys.

    Well yes, it'll be something else - perhaps some TSC change or something.
    We'd need to know what architecture you're using...

    Anwyay, these numbers aren't supposed to measure anything absolute like
    uptime - they're purely for relative timing. It would be nice to get them
    increasing monotonically from zero, but we wouldn't bust a gut to achieve
    that - it's just a debugging thing.
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