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SubjectRe: Jiffies Wraparound (was Re: interrupt counts)

to me, a solution to the jiffie wraparound could be either a
64 bit absolute counter or a 32 bit delta. programms would then
not use the variable "jiffies", but a routine "get_delta_jiffie()"
which hides the counter internally and resets it to 0 very time
it is called. of course, this would require changed all over the
place, but installing a 64 bit counter would also ...

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