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    SubjectRe: [Bug #12667] Badness at kernel/time/timekeeping.c:98 in pmud (timekeeping_suspended)
    On Thu, 19 Feb 2009, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:

    > On Thu, 2009-02-19 at 21:27 +1300, Paul Collins wrote:
    > > > Just for laughs I slapped together the following, which seems to do
    > > the
    > > > job, although not especially tidily.
    > >
    > > And it doesn't even do the job. Judging by this new trace, submitting
    > > input events from the via-pmu resume function is still too early.
    > >
    > What's up Thomas ? We can't call gettimeofday() from a sysdev
    > suspend/resume ? That's a little bit too harsh no ?

    Well, harsh or not is not the question here.

    Fact is that you call gettimeofday() _before_ the timekeeping code has

    That's a simple ordering problem. timekeeping is in the sysdev class
    as well and it's not the only sysdev which has explicit ordering



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