Glibc failure on Sony Laptop

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Mon Oct 31 10:00:29 PST 2005

On 10/31/05, Joseph M Dupre (AVAB Inc.) <dupre at> wrote:
> For the Record:
> I started getting a failure on the glibc tests (tst-timer4.out) which
> was really strange because I had done several builds on the same
> machine without getting the error.
> The one thing that was different:  I had the network cable plugged in
> when the tests failed.  No network cable, no failure.

Do you use ntp?  I was getting failures in the timer tests for glibc
when ntp was running.  Obviously, if you're running ntp, with no
network connection, the clock won't be adjusted.    Then you can just
stop the ntpd daemon.  Unless you're not running ntp.  Then I have no


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