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SubjectRe: [PATCH for testing] Re: Decreasing stime running confuses top
On Thursday 04 October 2007, you wrote:
> Frans can you test this patch if this makes stime and utime monotic
> again?
> It basically reverts the rest of
> b27f03d4bdc145a09fb7b0c0e004b29f1ee555fa and should restore the 2.6.22
> behavior. The process time is used from tasks utime and stime instead of
> the scheduler clock. That means, in general after a long period of time,
> it is less accurate than the current time and behaves like 2.6.22.
> Signed-off-by: Christian Borntraeger <>

Yes, this gives steady increases.
For kontact it also again shows updates only once every minute. I really
wonder where all the other fluctuations for contact come from with the
alternative code.

It seems to me that this patch would be the best option for 2.6.23.

Tested-by: Frans Pop <>
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