Nobody has a solution?? Surely I haven't stumped you all ;)

Andrew Walrond wrote:
> Ok, I'm sure there is an easy way round this, but I can't see it...
> 
> I want to do this...
> 
> syscall 88,-18751827,672274793,1126301404
> 
> Which is the kernel sys_reboot call to power-off.
> 
> However, ruby kindly converts the last number, 1126301404 (0x4321fedc in 
> hex which fits nicely in a long) to a Bignum, but syscall only accepts a 
> Fixnum
> 
> Any idea how to get around this???
> 
> Andrew Walrond
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