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SubjectRe: interrupt counts


On Mon, 19 Aug 1996, Jon Lewis wrote:
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> Just out of curiosity, what's going to happen in about 2 months when my
> irq 11 counter hits 4294967296? Will it happily wrap, or are things
> likely to get upset?

It will happily wrap. The kernel doesn't actually _use_ the interrupt counts
for anything, they are there only for statistics.

Linus

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