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Re: gettimeofday() goes backwards on FreeBSD 4.9

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>,Darcy Buskermolen <darcy(at)wavefire(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: gettimeofday() goes backwards on FreeBSD 4.9
Date: 2003-11-29 01:30:54
Message-ID: 20031128213024.E99096@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, 28 Nov 2003, Tom Lane wrote:

> "Marc G. Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org> writes:
> > I'm suspecting that the issue is amplified by load on the server itself
>
> That would fit right in with my idea that the failure occurs when the
> process loses its timeslice partway through gettimeofday().  Heavier
> load would presumably make it more likely to lose the CPU.

I'm posting to the freebsd lists about it, see if they have anything to
say ...

>
> BTW, I can't get top(1) to work on either pgsql74 or svr1, any idea why?

top is one of those things that do not work within a VM ...

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