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SubjectRe: jiffies wraparound

On Sun, 18 Oct 1998, Alan Cox wrote:

> > by zero, the 2.1.126 time code survived this quick 'time travel' without
> > problems. Apart from processes getting killed during wraparound, there is
> > no big problem, is there?
>
> Im losing the entire tty subsystem for good when this occurs

wondering which bug this is, stuck timers or p->timeout irregularities.
(the tty layer depends quite much upon p->timeout semantics) Why the later
one means a probably too big change for 2.2, stuck timers should not
happen. (neither should network connection get lost)

-- mingo


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