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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 32bit wraps and USER_HZ [64 bit counters], kernel 2.5.37
On Tue, 24 Sep 2002, Rolf Fokkens wrote:
> On Monday 23 September 2002 04:36, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> > - unsigned long utime, stime, cutime, cstime;
> > - unsigned long start_time;
> > - long per_cpu_utime[NR_CPUS], per_cpu_stime[NR_CPUS];
> >
> > Hmm. Isn't task_t bloated enough already? I'd rather remove them than
> > make them 64-bit.
> Since nobody else asks this question:
> Do you mean to leave out process statistics?

We don't need to leave out process statistics completely, but per-CPU
per-process statistics indeed looks like overkill.


P.S.: Some work with respect to cleaning up interfaces of 32 bit jiffies
has gone into -dj already, but I'm still waiting for the next -dj release
to sync up.

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