Re: [OT] Major Clock Drift

From: James Sutherland (
Date: Mon Feb 12 2001 - 07:14:07 EST

On Mon, 12 Feb 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

> > > queued_writes=1;
> > > return;
> >
> > Just what happens when you run out of dmesg ring in an interrupt ?
> You lose a couple of lines. Big deal. I'd rather lose two lines a year on
> a problem (and the dmesg ring buffer is pretty big) than two minutes an hour
> every hour for the entire running life of the machine

Also, you should know when the ring overflows, and be able to indicate
this: it will be clear when and where messages were lost?


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