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Mon May 19 14:18:15 PDT 2003
+-- Christopher Rosado [19-05-03 04:04 -0600]:
| On Sunday 18 May 2003 03:30 pm, Shantanu Mahajan wrote:
| > Hi!
| > I got the following msg.
| > microuptime() went backwards (14208.429157 -> 13513.043743)
| You have an AMD CPU, and you have APM enabled in your kernel, would be my
| guess (since I suffered from this exact problem when first switching to
Hey, that's the correct guess.
| > what does it mean? should i have to worry?
| Yes, you do need to worry - your machine will eventually do an unclean reboot,
yes that happens, but i never thought in that
| depending on how much you tax it. I lost a hard drive while I was trying to
| fix this problem, due to many unclean spontaneous reboots.
| You need to *immediately* build a new kernel with absolutely nothing
| APM-related enabled. Commenting out, or removing, the "device apm0" line and
| rebuilding the kernel should be sufficient. Once you do that, you'll be
| fine... just don't expect to be able to take advantage of APM (not that big
| of a deal anyway).
Rt. now compiling the kernel. Will let you know abt.
| Christopher Rosado
| "Liberalism leads to loss of liberty." - Me
Thanks a lot.
Madness has no purpose. Or reason.
But it may have a goal.
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