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SubjectRe: Jiffies Wraparound (was Re: interrupt counts)
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In linux.dev.kernel, article <4vbt5c$bi9@fg70.rz.uni-karlsruhe.de>,
ig25@fg70.rz.uni-karlsruhe.de (Thomas Koenig) writes:
>
> What about adding an option 'Test jiffie wraparound' to the
> 'kernel hacking' section of the configuration? This could be used
> to set that jiffies wrap around (configurable via a boot option,
> for example). I'm sure there are people who would like to try this
> out :-)

Hmm, right; should be easy, just set jiffies to (unsigned)(-5*60*HZ)
instead of zero when booting.

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