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SubjectRe: signed int for interrupts??
On Sun, 8 Sep 1996, Jon Lewis wrote:

> 5: 1649726484 + cyclades
> 9: 12023652 53c8xx
> 10: 231379880 3c509
> 11: -2104643917 + cyclades

Now I'm really confused. I did some looking, and found that the interrupt
counters _are_ or at least appear to be unsigned int.

In kernel_stat.h:
struct kernel_stat {
...
unsigned int interrupts[NR_IRQS];
...
};

So why did my Irq 11 counter wrap at 2^31 rather than 2^32?


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