[RC5] Uptime and/or CPU time records?

Jack Beglinger jackb_guppy at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 5 19:34:53 EDT 2001


It is half true.

I have virgin Win95B and Win95A that passed the 49 day limit.  It is better to 
say this problem depends on how you use the machines.

jackb

> 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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