Jan Kiszka wrote:
> Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
>> Author: gch
>> Date: Sun Nov 16 03:30:40 2008
>> New Revision: 4392
>> URL: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/xenomai?rev=4392&view=rev
>> Log:
>> Implement nodiv_ullimd on x86_64
>> Modified:
>>     trunk/include/asm-x86/arith_64.h
> Nice. This solves the user-triggerable kernel oops due to idiv overflows
> in the original version (rt_task_sleep_until(1LL<<63);). I happened to
> receive such a bug report on Friday and was about to consider
> alternative solutions beyond limit checks.
> But how accurate is this conversion? I mean how many bits can we lose
> when doing xnarch_ns_to_tsc(xnarch_tsc_to_ns(x))?

Thanks to a little addition, nodiv_ullimd has the same precision as ullimd.

> Final question: Already prepared a 32-bit version? :)

Yes, the generic vercion should work, provided we implement
which does an addl and two adcl

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