RE: [PATCH] sched: Make nr_uninterruptible count a signed value

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Wed May 09 2012 - 04:11:52 EST

On Tue, 2012-05-08 at 15:46 -0700, Diwakar Tundlam wrote:
> Maybe it is an artifact of 32-bit machine displaying 64-bit print format.
> An (unsigned long)(-24) promoted to (signed long long) ends up as 4294967272.
> As seen in my output of sched_debug.

Ah, quite possible. %Ld is indeed %lld and the value is long, not long
long. So the proper fix is to fudge that printk statement somehow.

> Your machine is probably natively 64-bit.

Yeah, I gave up on 32bit computing a while ago..

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