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SubjectRe: rocketport pci question... it stopped working after 250 days uptime
From: "Federico Grau" <>

> We have several linux boxes useing 8 port rocketport pci multiport serial
> cards. Earlier last week 3 of them stopped working within a 24 hour period.
> These three boxes had similar uptimes (since their last kernel rebuild); 249
> days, 248 days, 250 days. Comparing the logs of each box, we saw that each
> box's rocketport stopped working after aproximately 248 days 16 hours uptime.

If it was 248 days 13 hours 13 minutes 56.48 seconds this represents a 32 bit
counter on a 5ms clock overflowing. I'd look for that in the RocketPort code.
Although I remember Jeff remarking about something else failing at about the
same uptime.

{^_^} Joanne Dow,

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