Re: [PATCH] make jiffies wrap 5 min after boot

From: William Lee Irwin III (
Date: Sat Feb 15 2003 - 21:43:17 EST

At some point in the past, someone else wrote:
>> +#define INITIAL_JIFFIES (0xffffffffUL & (unsigned long)(-300*HZ))

On Sun, Feb 16, 2003 at 01:08:08PM +1100, Anton Blanchard wrote:
> In order to make 64bit arches wrap too, you might want to use -1UL here.
> Not that jiffies should wrap on a 64bit machine...

Can I get a vote for ~0UL instead of -1UL?

-- wli
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