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SubjectRe: do we still need the jiffies wraparound functions ?
On Tue, Dec 27, 2005 at 11:32:41AM +0800, jeff shia wrote:
> Hello,
> Under the kernel 2.6.x,the jiffies is defined as u64.We cannot count
> on it to overflow.

You can guarantee it will overflow within a few minutes of booting.
This is done deliberatly to catch jiffy-wrap bugs.

> Do we still need the functions to solve this problem?


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