__/ [ Kelsey Bjarnason ] on Wednesday 15 March 2006 15:33 \__
> Ran across this in a back issue of Linux Journal. Seems kernel 2.4 has
> a critical timer rollover bug, one that will actually stop the entire
> system dead in its tracks.
> However, given that it won't actually occur until the year
> 9223372034708485227, I suspect we'll have a bug fix sometime before it
> becomes an issue.
>  "Has" may, in fact, be "had"; for all I know at this point, the
> rollover won't occur in year 9.22*10^18, but, rather, something more like
> 2.78*10^32. Either way, I'm not going to lose much sleep over it.
Unless you do some violent overclocking... *smile*