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    SubjectRe: [PATCH][2.5] hangcheck-timer
    On Tue, Jan 21, 2003 at 12:03:58PM -0800, john stultz wrote:
    > boxes), might you consider continuing using get_cycles() for now,
    > however place it behind a my_gettimeofday() function. That way, once
    > this issue is fixed, we can just do a simple
    > s/my_gettimeofday/do_gettimeofday on your code and be done with it?

    I'll look at that. It's not as convenient an interface as one
    long long, though. :-)

    > Oh yea, one more thing: I gave the earlier released 2.4 module a whirl,
    > and the printk() before machine_restart() never gets flushed out to the
    > logs. Makes it a bit confusing if you are trying to determine if the
    > hangcheck module or something else bounced the box.

    What kernel were you running? I've seen printk()s get lost on a
    couple Red Hat kernels, but not on vanilla. That's not to say it can't
    happen, of course.

    Joel

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