F-ckin Leap Seconds, how do they work?

AP NANOG nanog at armoredpackets.com
Mon Jul 2 15:47:29 UTC 2012

Do you happen to know all the kernels and versions affected by this?


Thank you,

Robert Miller

Twitter: @arch3angel

On 7/1/12 12:44 PM, George Bonser wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Roy
>> Sent: Saturday, June 30, 2012 10:03 PM
>> To: nanog at nanog.org
>> Subject: Re: F-ckin Leap Seconds, how do they work?
>> Talk about people not testing things, leap seconds have been around
>> since 1961.  There have been nine leap seconds in the last twenty
>> years.  Any system that can't handle a leap second is seriously flawed.
> Roy, this was a problem in only certain kernel versions.  Unfortunately the range of versions affected are pretty widely deployed right now.  Earlier and later versions did not have the problem.

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