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SubjectRe: [Patch] Re: Nasty suprise with uptime
Richard B. Johnson <> wrote:
> 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 Cazabon <>
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