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SubjectRe: jiffies rollover, uptime etc.
On Wed, Feb 20, 2002 at 02:24:42PM -0300, Rik van Riel wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Feb 2002, Mike Fedyk wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 20, 2002 at 01:36:02PM +0200, Ville Herva wrote:
> > > asm-ia64/param.h:# define HZ 1024
> > > asm-x86_64/param.h:#define HZ 100
> >
> > What's the difference between these two architectures? Intel 64bit
> > processor and AMD's upcoming 64bit processor?
>
> One is a 64 bit extension to a modern superscalar
> architecture which has descended from 8 bit machines
> over the ages.
>
> The other is a 3-issue VLIW follow-up to the 2-issue
> VLIW i860.
>

Oh, I didn't know that processor was used for more than printers, raid
controllers, and similar.

Anyone have an URL for this arch?

> cheers,
>
> Rik

Thanks,

Mike
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