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SubjectRe: Bug: Status/Summary of slashdot leap-second crash on new years 2008-2009
2009/1/3 Ben Goodger <goodgerster@gmail.com>:
> 2009/1/3 Linas Vepstas <linasvepstas@gmail.com>
>> > Slashdot reported a story of Linux machines crashing on New years eve.
>>
>> FYI, Looks like the bug has been found, and theres a patch!
>>
>> http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/1/2/389
>
> Great. I look forward to not crashing the next time it is 2008-31-31-23:59:59.
> Sarcasm aside, please pass on my thanks to Mr Griffin.

Thanks, but I'm not the one who deserves the thanks: Chris Adams did
all the work in reproducing and diagnosing the problem. My patch was
entirely trivial (and indeed, incomplete).

Cheers,
Duane.

--
"I never could learn to drink that blood and call it wine" - Bob Dylan


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