atom feed3 messages in org.freebsd.freebsd-stableRe: Interesting behaviour from sysctl...
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Joseph SteinOct 22, 1997 11:25 am 
Jim ShanklandOct 22, 1997 12:24 pm 
Bruce EvansOct 23, 1997 1:53 am 
Subject:Re: Interesting behaviour from sysctl(kern.boottime)
From:Jim Shankland (
Date:Oct 22, 1997 12:24:22 pm

I've written myself a utility that polls the boot time (okay, I stole that part from w(1)) and sends a message to my pager so that I know that everything is hunky-dory....

[ kernel's notion of boot time is changing ]

How fast are you moving relative to the machine at the time you get these pages? It sounds to me as though relativity could be a factor here.