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SubjectRe: [PATCH] linux-2.5.67_lost-tick-fix_A2
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On Wed, 2003-04-16 at 15:32, Andrew Morton wrote:
> john stultz <johnstul@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> >
> > This patch fixes a race in the timer_interrupt code caused by
> > detect_lost_tick().
>
> Does this also fix the problem which Alex identified?

Nope. It just handles the detect_lost_tick() race and related problems
w/ the PIT causing seq_lock reader starvation.

I'm still looking over the preempt locking issue he pointed out.

I'll likely send a more cautious version of the patch he already posted
to you.

thanks
-john


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