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    SubjectRe: Jiffies Wraparound (was Re: interrupt counts)
    In article <4vbt5c$>,
    Thomas Koenig <> wrote:
    :What about adding an option 'Test jiffie wraparound' to the
    :'kernel hacking' section of the configuration? This could be used
    :to set that jiffies wrap around (configurable via a boot option,
    :for example).

    Why get so complicated? Just build a test kernel with a 1-line patch to
    kernel/sched.c so that jiffies is initialized to 10 minutes before
    doomsday instead of 0. You're going to be making patches anyway to fix
    any problems you find.

    Bob Nichols
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