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SubjectRe: minor doc correction: Documentation/iostats.txt: bit-size reference
On Fri, 18 Mar 2011 14:41:28 -0700 Linda Walsh wrote:

> Documentation/iostats.txt describes fields in /proc/diskstats as
> 32-bit unsigned values that can wrap.
> On a 64-bit system, it appears they are 64-bit unsigned values.
> Should 'iostats.txt' describe fields as "unsigned, native-word-sized
> values" or is my 64-bit system not behaving according to "spec"? ;-)

They are "unsigned long", so yes, that is basically your native-word-sized
values. That text file was written in 2003 or earlier, so things have changed
a bit (or several bits) since then.

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