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SubjectRe: [PATCH] simplify update_times (avoid jiffies/jiffies_64 aliasing problem)
On Mon, 2006-08-07 at 01:13 +0900, Atsushi Nemoto wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Aug 2006 16:02:43 +0200, "Martin Schwidefsky" <> wrote:
> > Good start, now you only have the change the 30+ calls to do_timer in
> > the various architecture backends.
> OK, then this is a patch contains the changes.
> Adding S390 maintainer Martin Schwidefsky to CC.
> This patch is against current git tree, so does not contains a change
> to arch/avr32 which is in mm tree. I can create a patch against mm
> tree if expected.
> [PATCH] cleanup do_timer and update_times
> Pass ticks to do_timer() and update_times().
> This also make a barrier added by
> 5aee405c662ca644980c184774277fc6d0769a84 needless.
> Also adjust x86_64 and s390 timer interrupt handler with this change.
> Signed-off-by: Atsushi Nemoto <>

Acked-by: Martin Schwidefsky <>

blue skies,

Martin Schwidefsky
Linux for zSeries Development & Services
IBM Deutschland Entwicklung GmbH

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