Subject: Re: ps(1) reports negative cpu time
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: netbsd-users
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?

Bye	Pavel