what will happen when the jiffies overflow ?
dhylands at gmail.com
Thu Sep 20 11:00:51 EDT 2012
On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 7:09 AM, Fan Yang <lljyangfan at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi all:
> As far as I known, the var jiffies in the kernel will overflow after
> 497days as the Hz defined 100. So what waill happen when the jiffies
It will start back at zero.
Everything should continue to work as before.
In fact, jiffies are initialized to -300 seconds, so that it will
overflow 5 minutes after startup, just to verify that everything works
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