Can jiffies freeze?

Mulyadi Santosa mulyadi.santosa at
Mon Jan 28 02:59:01 EST 2013

On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 2:44 PM, sandeep kumar
<coolsandyforyou at> wrote:
> I had put that in free_highpages() arch/arm/mm/init.c...
> By that time LPJ(loops for jiffies) also not calibrated...

hmm, so it's ARM....ok, so maybe I am not really sure about what I can
help here.

But, generally, free_highpages() should not disable timer interrupt
while working


Mulyadi Santosa
Freelance Linux trainer and consultant


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