Re: [PATCH]: fix 32bits integer overflow in loops_per_jiffy calculation

From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt (
Date: Thu Aug 22 2002 - 15:00:16 EST

>> In this specific case, we were talking about PPC since the problem
>> occured when I implemented cpufreq support to switch the speed
>> of the latest powerbooks between 667 and 800Mhz
>And the patch from Yoann solves this? Then it might be easiest to use this
>for the time being, and switch to George Anzinger's sc_math.h once
>high-res-timer is merged.

Provided Yoann patch doesn't break other machines, that's what I would
do, yes.


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