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SubjectRe: Updated Linux 2.4 Status/TODO List (from the ALS show)
   Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2000 12:45:47 +0100 (BST)
From: Alan Cox <>

> It might make more sense to just make rss an atomic_t.

Can we always be sure the rss will fit in an atomic_t - is it >
32bits on the ultrsparc/alpha ?

Yes, this issue occurred to me last night as well.
It is 32-bit on Alpha/UltraSparc.

However, given the fact that this number measures "pages", the
PAGE_SIZE on Ultra/Alpha, and the size of the 64-bit user address
space on Ultra and Alpha, it would actually end up working.

This doesn't make it a good idea though.

David S. Miller

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