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    SubjectRe: jiffies wraparound
    > on Intel machines the jiffies count will wrap sometime after a year of
    > uptime (4 billion / 100 seconds). It also mentioned that weird stuff may
    > happen at this time (as you may expect, if anyone is making poor
    > assumptions about jiffies). Has anyone ever edited the kernel so that
    > jiffies starts at 0xFFF00000 at boot to see what happens, and fix any
    > ensuing problems?

    I've got one machine that's been up and running since Sep 24, 1996.
    That's two wraps already; haven't seen any strange things happening.


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