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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix nanosleep() granularity bumps
    Andrew Morton wrote:
    > george anzinger <george@mvista.com> wrote:
    >
    >>The attached patch is for 2.5.65. As of this moment, the bk patch has
    >>not been posted to the snapshots directory. I will wait for that to
    >>update.
    >
    >
    > Don't use the snapshots directory. Use
    >
    > http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.5/testing/cset/

    but then I need to pull each patch ... :)

    -g
    >
    > It is more up to date.
    >
    >
    >>For what its worth, can someone explain how the add_timer call from
    >>run_timers was causing a problem. The code looks right to me, unless
    >>the caller is so nasty as to continue to do the same thing (which
    >>would loop forever).
    >
    >
    > That was the problem.
    >
    >
    >>In this case, the simple fix is to bump the
    >>base->timer_jiffies at the beginning of the loop rather than the end.
    >> This would cause the new timer to be put in the next jiffie instead
    >>of the current one AND it is free!
    >
    >
    > Didn't think of that - I just ported up Andrea's fix.
    >
    >
    >

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    George Anzinger george@mvista.com
    High-res-timers: http://sourceforge.net/projects/high-res-timers/
    Preemption patch: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/rml

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