Subject: Re: ps(1) reports negative cpu time
To: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Pavel Cahyna <email@example.com>
Date: 08/05/2005 20:40:07
On Wed, 03 Aug 2005 15:45:10 +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 03, 2005 at 03:40:17PM +0200, Jukka Salmi wrote:
>> Yes, 'ntpdate -bsu'.
> So the kernel threads are already running, and then ntpdate changes the
> time backwards. This disturbs the process resource accounting.
> It's harmless, just ignore it.
But, isn't it wrong? Shouldn't the process resource accounting report the
time consumed by the process, which should be unaffected by changes of
time of the day?