Shantanu Mahajan freebsd at dhumketu.cjb.net
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 
| FreeBSD).

	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.
	future development.
| -- 
| 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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