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SubjectRe: BUG: Is it a bug in Linux time() function or Linux OS calls?
Dear David,

I am not writing to network mounted disk. This is locally mounted and filesystem is ext3.

With best regards,

Yours sincerely,
Srinivas Nayak

My Home page: http://www.mathmeth.com/sn/
My Blog: http://srinivas-nayak.blogspot.com


--- On Wed, 10/3/10, David Newall <davidn@davidnewall.com> wrote:

> From: David Newall <davidn@davidnewall.com>
> Subject: Re: BUG: Is it a bug in Linux time() function or Linux OS calls?
> To: "Srinivas Nayak" <sinu_nayak2001@yahoo.co.in>
> Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Date: Wednesday, 10 March, 2010, 2:17 PM
> Dear Srinivas Nayak,
>
> I don't suppose you're writing to a network mounted disk,
> with the network device's clock about half a second behind
> your test machine?  Otherwise -- and I'm just guessing
> here, and will leave it to you to UTSL -- this could be
> explained by use of two different algorithms for converting
> a higher-resolution time source to the one-second
> resolution.  A truncation algorithm versus a rounding
> algorithm could produce the result you demonstrate.
>
> Regards,
>
> David
>


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