Negative ping times with FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE on older Celeron system

Brett Glass brett at
Tue Sep 13 16:49:53 UTC 2011

At 09:16 AM 9/13/2011, Dan Nelson wrote:

>It doesn't roll over in less than a second; it rolls over in 16777215 /
>3579545 = 4.6 seconds.  Your negative time delta problem isn't due to

If that's indeed the case, the kernel must be doing the math wrong.

I wonder how many other systems this is affecting.

--Brett Glass

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