Bug 5285 - /usr/bin/time returns negative elapsed time
/usr/bin/time returns negative elapsed time
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 1999-09-21 17:48 EDT by rod.skinner
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-16 09:00:02 EST
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Description rod.skinner 1999-09-21 17:48:24 EDT
The standard time from the 2.2.5-15 release that is
installed by the Redhat install routines works fine.  I re-
compile the kernel that installed at /usr/src/linux and the
time command will return a negative value for the elapsed
time.

I built the kernel with make xconfig, followed by the make
commands:

make dep
make
make install
make modules
make modules_install

The new kernel loads and seems to run fine.  The only
problem that I have seen is that about one of three times
the command:

time sleep 1

will return a negative "elapsed" time.  The other time
fields in the display seem to be OK.

I am using the Linux SMP mode on an 8-processor Pentium III
processor system.

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