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SubjectRe: [Patch] Re: Nasty suprise with uptime
Richard B. Johnson <root@chaos.analogic.com> wrote:
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> That's 6 extra clocks every Hz or 600 clocks per second. By the time
> you've reached the 497.1 days, you have wasted.... 0xffffffff/6 =
> 715,827,882 CPU clocks just so 'uptime' is correct? I don't think
> so. I'd reboot.

For proportion: 716 million CPU clocks, on an "average" PC today is
less than one second of CPU time. Over the course of 497 days, that's
not much overhead at all.

Charles
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