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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [2/5] Use 2000 offset for 32bit kernels
On Sat, 9 Feb 2008, Andi Kleen wrote:

>
> We know it is already after 2000.
>
> This extends the effective lifetime of 32bit systems by 8 years:
> from 2030 to 2038.
>
> The only drawback is that users cannot set the cmos date to before 2000
> now on 32bit with systems that don't support extended century in
> the RTC clock. 64bit systems had this limitation for some time
> and nobody complained.
>
> And they can always set it to such a date in Linux only using date -s
> if they really want.
>
> Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>

Applied. Thanks,

tglx


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