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SubjectRe: [PATCH] clocksource: Avoid selecting mult values that might overflow when adjusted
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On Thu, 2011-11-03 at 15:52 +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Nov 2011, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > On Thu, 3 Nov 2011, John Stultz wrote:
> > > Oh, and the other bit is that not all clocksources have been converted
> > > over to using clocksource_register_hz/khz, so some may be using very
> > > small shift values, which could more easily hit large % mult adjustment
> > > (due to the resulting coarseness of each integer change) that wouldn't
> > > cause overflows.
> >
> > Fair enough. I'm queuing it.
>
> That want's a cc stable as well, right ?

Good point. Yes.

thanks
-john




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