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Date:   Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:33:11 -0700
From:   John Stultz <>
To:     Jeffrin Thalakkottoor <>
Cc:     Shuah Khan <>, Kees Cook <>,
        Anton Vorontsov <>,
        Colin Cross <>,
        Tony Luck <>,
        Thomas Gleixner <>,,,
        lkml <>
Subject: Re: possible BUG: selftest about raw_skew failed

On Sat, Apr 21, 2018 at 7:47 AM, Jeffrin Thalakkottoor
<> wrote:
> hello,
> failure of a test in selftest:timers
> selftests: raw_skew
> ========================================
> WARNING: ADJ_OFFSET in progress, this will cause inaccurate results
> Estimating clock drift: 17.910(est) 16.820(act) [FAILED]

So you're ignoring the warning above. If an ADJ_OFFSET operation is
going on, ntpd (or something similar) is changing the clock, which
will kill the estimated drift calculation.


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