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SubjectRe: signed int for interrupts??
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Followup to:  <9609091629.AA21503@gnu.mc.xerox.com>
By author: "Marty Leisner" <leisner@sdsp.mc.xerox.com>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> Now I'm confused...2**31 is a huge number.
>
> If you have interrupts at 1 Megahertz, (10**6), you still have a big
> enough number for 10*25 seconds of interrupts.
>

Ahem... 2**31 ~ 2 * 10**9. You are confusing powers of 2 with powers
of 10! At 1 MHz you will reach 2**31 in less than an hour!

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