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Re: [PATCH - RFC] [1/5] 64-bit network statistics - generic net

To: Jeff Sipek <jeffpc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH - RFC] [1/5] 64-bit network statistics - generic net
From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 05 Jul 2003 16:40:49 -0400
Cc: Bernd Eckenfels <ecki@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxx>, Dave Jones <davej@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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The net stats are already unsigned long internally.

64-bit case is handled quite nicely today, thanks :)

I'm such a 64-bit bigot that "buy a 64-bit computer" is a solution I commonly suggest, and it seems to fit well here, too.

        Jeff, wondering if Intel will bother to compete w/ Athlon64




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