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Subject[PATCH 03/18] alpha: change do_timer() to xtime_update()
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xtime_update() takes the xtime_lock itself.
this code looks like its protecting state with this lock.
but this is only touched here and during init.

Signed-off-by: Torben Hohn <torbenh@gmx.de>
---
arch/alpha/kernel/time.c | 8 ++------
1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
diff --git a/arch/alpha/kernel/time.c b/arch/alpha/kernel/time.c
index c1f3e7c..a58e84f 100644
--- a/arch/alpha/kernel/time.c
+++ b/arch/alpha/kernel/time.c
@@ -159,7 +159,7 @@ void read_persistent_clock(struct timespec *ts)

/*
* timer_interrupt() needs to keep up the real-time clock,
- * as well as call the "do_timer()" routine every clocktick
+ * as well as call the "xtime_update()" routine every clocktick
*/
irqreturn_t timer_interrupt(int irq, void *dev)
{
@@ -172,8 +172,6 @@ irqreturn_t timer_interrupt(int irq, void *dev)
profile_tick(CPU_PROFILING);
#endif

- write_seqlock(&xtime_lock);
-
/*
* Calculate how many ticks have passed since the last update,
* including any previous partial leftover. Save any resulting
@@ -187,9 +185,7 @@ irqreturn_t timer_interrupt(int irq, void *dev)
nticks = delta >> FIX_SHIFT;

if (nticks)
- do_timer(nticks);
-
- write_sequnlock(&xtime_lock);
+ xtime_update(nticks);

if (test_irq_work_pending()) {
clear_irq_work_pending();
--
1.7.2.3


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