[RC5] Uptime and/or CPU time records?

Neil moebius at alt.net
Tue Jun 5 15:54:25 EDT 2001


Computer Hangs After 49.7 Days:
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q216/6/41.asp
Patches available for affected OS (Win 95 and 98)


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net
[mailto:owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net] On Behalf Of Dennis Lubert
Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2001 12:58 PM
To: rc5 at lists.distributed.net
Subject: RE: [RC5] Uptime and/or CPU time records?


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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