snmpd logged 'Error expanding ifHCInOctets to 64bits ..'

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  • Following message was logged at our customer's site. Could you please tell me what these mean and if they are harmful?
 Jun  6 20:29:18 xxxxx snmpd[1919]: looks like a 64bit wrap, but prev!=new
 Jun  6 20:29:18 xxxxx snmpd[1919]: Error expanding ifHCInOctets to 64bits


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5
    • net-snmp-
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2
    • net-snmp-5.5-37.el6_2.1
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

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