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SubjectRe: MSEC_TO_JIFFIES is messed up...
Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com> wrote:
>
>
>>>Woah, that's new. And wrong. The code in include/asm-i386/param.h that
>>>says:
>>> # define JIFFIES_TO_MSEC(x) (x)
>>> # define MSEC_TO_JIFFIES(x) (x)
>>>
>>>Is not correct. Look at kernel/sched.c for verification of this :)
>>
>>
>>Yes, that is _massively_ broken.
>
>
> why is it wrong?


Because drivers define that exact same symbol, in an arch-generic way.

Jeff


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