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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix nanosleep() granularity bumps
    george anzinger <george@mvista.com> wrote:
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    > 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/

    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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