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SubjectRe: Doubt in Kernel Timers

Do we need to Stop the timers if we want to Restart
the timers with new expiry time.

I see in some implementations the timers are not
stoped before before they restart. Is it correct?

Thanks in Advance
-Rajasekhar

--- Evgeniy Polyakov <johnpol@2ka.mipt.ru> wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Nov 2001 04:55:17 -0800 (PST)
> sekhar raja <manamraja@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> > What do i mean is with out Doing add_timer() can
> we
> > use del_timer().
>
> george anzinger is right, you may del_timer() at any
> time.
> If the timer was actually queued, del_timer()
> returns 0, otherwise, it
> returns 1.
>
> But you should use del_timer_sync() to be sure, that
> your timer function
> is not currentky running on other CPU.
>
>
> > Thanks in Advance
> > -Rajasekhar
> ---
> WBR. //s0mbre


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