What Y2K glitch?

From: David Wollmann <dwollmann_at_puttybox.com>
Date: Sat Jan 1 14:09:38 2000

On Sat, Jan 01, 2000 at 12:24:21AM -0800, Bruce Lane wrote:
> We have at least five PeeCees active here at any one time.
> Of those five, only ONE got confused about the date rollover. It was a
> 1994-vintage 486 system running DOS 6.22. I use it as one of my testbed
> systems.
> EVERY other system, including my old 486-based server, which any industry
> "expert" would happily sneer at as "obsolete," handled the flip-over
> without so much as an electronic hiccup.

We experienced only one oddity. One of our older Linux boxes, a 486-66
VLB running Linux 2.0.38, told me that my last login was in 1969. I
logged out, logged back in again and it got it right that time. No
problems since, although I've yet to reboot anything since the rollover.

David Wollmann
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Received on Sat Jan 01 2000 - 14:09:38 GMT

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