Re: /proc/stat interface and 32bit jiffies / kernel_stat

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Fri Nov 15 2002 - 10:18:20 EST

On Fri, 2002-11-15 at 14:22, Mario 'BitKoenig' Holbe wrote:
> Btw... Could anybody please explain me the problems to
> expect while a jiffies overflow? Would a kernel possibly
> survive this at all and if, what's the chance to? :)

The kernel uses time_before/time_after functions which know about the
wrapping of time so it should all go ok

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