[RC5] Uptime and/or CPU time records?

Dennis Lubert plasmahh at gmx.net
Tue Jun 5 19:57:37 EDT 2001


afaik this is no myth, but actually exist. The problem was described by 
some pc magazines, and I also remember an article in the Microsoft 
Knowledge Database.
At 15:17 05.06.01 +0100, you wrote:
>I hear rumers of the '49 day' bug in Windows, when a 32 bit free running
>counter with a period of 1ms ticks over back to 0. Is this a myth or does it
>actually exist.
>It is easy to work out the time of 49 days 17 hours 2 minutes and a few
>seconds.
>
>Adrian
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Markus Landgren [mailto:marla252 at student.liu.se]
>Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2001 12:32 PM
>To: rc5 at lists.distributed.net
>Subject: Re: [RC5] Uptime and/or CPU time records?
>
>
>I got 48 days of uptime out of it once. That might be considered impressive
>since it was running under Windows 95.
>
>
>
>At 19:16 2001-06-04 -0400, someone wrote:
> >
> >I was curious, does anyone have any dnet uptime or cpu usage records to
> >share?  Ie. continuous uninterrupted execution times of the dnet client.  I
> >inadvertantly quit the cow the other day after logging about 320 hours of
> >CPU time, but I'm sure there are some die hards out there that have
>probably
> >crunched for months at a time.
> >
> >
> >PS.  I'm running dnet v2.8010 on Windows 2000
> >
> >-troy
>
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