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Date:	Thu, 22 May 2014 19:52:45 +0200
From:	Manuel Schölling <>
	Manuel Schölling <>
Subject: [PATCH] micrel: Use time_before_eq()

To be future-proof and for better readability the time comparisons are modified
to use time_before_eq() instead of plain, error-prone math.

Signed-off-by: Manuel Schölling <>
 drivers/net/ethernet/micrel/ksz884x.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/micrel/ksz884x.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/micrel/ksz884x.c
index 14ac0e2..90fa5f3 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/micrel/ksz884x.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/micrel/ksz884x.c
@@ -4930,7 +4930,7 @@ static void netdev_tx_timeout(struct net_device *dev)
 		 * Only reset the hardware if time between calls is long
 		 * enough.
-		if (jiffies - last_reset <= dev->watchdog_timeo)
+		if (time_before_eq(jiffies, last_reset + dev->watchdog_timeo))
 			hw_priv = NULL;

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