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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH net] xen-netback: add the scenario which now beyond the range time_after_eq().

>>> On 17.10.13 at 18:38, annie li <annie.li@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 2013-10-17 17:26, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>> Yes, the issue only can be  reproduced in 32-bit Dom0 (Beyond
>>> MAX_ULONG/2 in 64-bit will need long long time)
>>> I think the gap should be think all environment even now extending 480+.
>>> if now fall in the gap,  one timer will be pending and replenish will be
>>> in time.  Please run the attachment test program.
>> Not sure what this is supposed to tell me. I recognize that there
>> are overflow conditions not handled properly, but (a) I have a
>> hard time thinking of a sensible guest that sits idle for over 240
>> days (host uptime usually isn't even coming close to that due to
>> maintenance requirements) and (b) if there is such a sensible
>> guest, then I can't see why dealing with one being idle for over
>> 480 days should be required too.
> If the guest contains multiple NICs, that situation probably happens 
> when one NIC keeps idle and others work under load. BTW, how do you get 
> the 240?

2^31 / 100 / 60 / 60 / 24

Obviously with HZ=1000 the span would be smaller by a factor
of 10, which would make it even more clear that doubling the
span doesn't really help.


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