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    SubjectRe: please merge 64-bit jiffy patches.
    On Wed, 17 Apr 2002, bert hubert wrote:

    > I feel your pain
    > 4:26am up 482 days, 10:33, 2 users, load average: 0.04, 0.02, 0.00
    > On a very remote server.
    > So can we please merge the 64-bit jiffies patches? I sometimes think that
    > that is the main reason why alpha DOES have HZ=1024 - the jiffies there
    > don't wrap in an embarrassing way within two months :-)

    Rik van Riel correctly suggested to merge it in 2.5 first. I have a
    forward-ported version, but it has a minor locking issue on UP.

    Albert Cahalan suggested to get rid of locking at all by only updating the
    high word from the timer interupt. I will try to code this on the weekend.

    I'm sorry I had no time for lobbying the merge in the last month.


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