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SubjectRe: Nasty suprise with uptime
At 18:46 +1100 Neale Banks wrote:

>> 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?

Amusingly I had to fight at an old workplace of mine to upgrade to a 2.1
kernel. I built 2.1.103 with a snapshot of a compiler which eventually
became egcs-1.0.3 (IIRC) which hit that bug (long after I'd left the job).

I believe the fix went in at 2.1.106 or so :-/

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