[RC5] Uptime and/or CPU time records?

Douglas J. Hunley root at hunley.homeip.net
Tue Jun 5 17:22:58 EDT 2001


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On Tuesday 05 June 2001 10:17, Brough, Adrian (IR SOLUTIONS) babbled:
> 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.

entirely true. however, it was long ago patched... you'd have to have a 
virgin win95a or win95b to still be vulnerable to this..
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Douglas J. Hunley (Linux User #174778)
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