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    SubjectRe: Rgeression: 2.6.30-rc6-git3 build error - ICE from drivers/char/random.c

    * Linus Torvalds <> wrote:

    > On Tue, 19 May 2009, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > >
    > > I guess getting rid of 'jiffies' is also worth it. Even at its very worst,
    > > 'get_cycles()' should return jiffy-level information, so adding in jiffies
    > > doesn't add anything to it.
    > I take that back. If there isno TSC at all, "get_cycles()" might
    > just be returning zero. So the jiffies fallback is probably better
    > than nothing.
    > So I'll just remove the (long)&ret part. [...]

    I suspect we could add current_thread_info() or 'current' to it - as
    they are initialized variables. (which the stack pointer mostly
    boils down to - the stack depth is predictable)

    Not worth the trouble though i suspect.


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