Bug #4789

amr shouldn't abuse ddi_get_time(9f)

Added by Josef Sipek almost 5 years ago.

Status:NewStart date:2014-04-21
Priority:LowDue date:
Assignee:-% Done:


Category:driver - device drivers
Target version:-
Difficulty:Bite-size Tags:needs-triage


ddi_get_time() returns a Unix timestamp based on the current TOD. If the TOD setting changes for whatever reason (daylight saving time adjustments, NTP), the value returned by ddi_get_time() may change non-monotonically. This makes it unsuitable for calculating timeouts and wait times.

Related issues

Related to illumos gate - Bug #4776: man: don't lie about ddi_get_time(9f) uses Closed 2014-04-17

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