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Re: 2.1.131 strikes back!

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Subject: Re: 2.1.131 strikes back!
From: K.H.C.vanHouten@research.kpn.com (Karel van Houten)
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 1999 18:54:48 +0100 (MET)
Cc: K.H.C.vanHouten@research.kpn.com (Houten K.H.C. van )
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.95.990120183430.1667A-100000@whale.dutch.mountain>
Richard wrote:
> 
> Anybody else tried init version 2.76? That one boots alike on both
> 2.1.121-pre3 and 2.1.131, normal, regretably the sources don't mention the
> differences. The zs.c patch for 2.1.131 has more differences then zs.c's
> of 2.1.121-pre3 and 2.1.131. Am I missing some? 
Not yet, but I'll hope to upgrade some packages this weekend.

> To all DECstatoin hackers: shows `ifconfig` such amount of errors?

eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 08:00:2B:37:63:76
          inet addr:139.63.1.12  Bcast:139.63.1.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:635500 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0
          TX packets:0 errors:445581665 dropped:741538 overruns:0
          Interrupt:2 Memory:a0020000-a0040000 

Running NFS-root without TX-ing packets :-), I think the driver mixes up 
some statistics.

> > P.P.S: I am going to do some work on the annoying "Warning: File '...' 
> > has modification time in the future" feature :-).
> 
> rdate <name of your nfs-server> in the beginning of rc.sysconfig solves
> that too. :-)

We get about 30% to much clock ticks, so my solution is:

#!/bin/sh
while true
do
    ntpdate turgon gandalf olorin frodo
    sleep 5
done &

(This will cause ca. 1 second correction each 5 seconds)

Regards,
-- 
Karel van Houten

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