lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1998]   [Oct]   [13]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: 2.1.125 Show stopper list: Draft
On Tue, 13 Oct 1998, Alan Cox wrote:

> > > Jiffy Handling
> > > Many drivers still do not handle jiffy overflows nicely

> while(time_before(jiffies,x))
> {
> ...
>
> and the end result is safe over the 498 day timer. And yes I consider
> this an issue...
>
> 2:31am up 482 days, 6:24, 1 user, load average: 0.09, 0.08, 0.08

I take it this particular kernel doesn't have the
bugfix yet :)

Rik.
+-------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Linux memory management tour guide. H.H.vanRiel@phys.uu.nl |
| Scouting Vries cubscout leader. http://www.phys.uu.nl/~riel/ |
+-------------------------------------------------------------------+


-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.rutgers.edu
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:45    [W:0.242 / U:0.048 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site