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SubjectRe: [patch] enable uptime display > 497 days on 32 bit (1/2)
On Fri, 1 Mar 2002, Tim Schmielau wrote:

> rediffed to 2.4.19-pre2 and three micro-optimizations:
>
> move jiffies_hi etc. to same cacheline as jiffies
> (suggested by George Anzinger)
> avoid turning off interrupts (suggested by Andreas Dilger)
> use unlikely() (suggested by Andreas Dilger)
>
> As no other comments turned up, this will go to Marcelo RSN.

Please merge with Linus first, otherwise you'll loose this
feature once you'll upgrade to 2.6 ...

> (wondered why noone vetoed this as overkill...)

I guess sneaking it past Linus will be the real test ;)

cheers,

Rik
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