Subject: Re: new MI/MD interface for rnd(4)
To: None <>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/07/2000 23:36:26
In message <>Jason R Thorpe writes

>On Tue, Jun 06, 2000 at 02:13:12PM -0700, Colin Wood wrote:
>What `rnd' should be doing then is reading the 64-bit cycle counter
>and then making off the top 32-bits, i.e.:

On a VAX, don't the meangingful bits of the high-rate free-running
counter sit in the middle of a single 64-bit value?