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    SubjectRe: 2.1.125 Show stopper list: Draft
    On Sun, 11 Oct 1998, Alan Cox wrote:

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

    Alan, should we consider this really a bug? I think that to only _clean_
    way to fix this problem would be to use a long long C type for jiffies
    (decreasing performance). But decreasing performance is needed also to
    catch the overflow...

    Andrea Arcangeli


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