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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix nanosleep() granularity bumps
    Andrew Morton wrote:
    > george anzinger <george@mvista.com> wrote:
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    >>
    >>
    >>Here is a fix for the problem that eliminates the index from the
    >>structure. The index ALWAYS depends on the current value of
    >>base->timer_jiffies in a rather simple way which is I exploit. Either
    >>patch works, but this seems much simpler...
    >
    >
    > Seems to be a nice change. I think it would be better to get Tim's fix into
    > Linus's tree and let your rationalisation bake for a while in -mm.
    >
    > There is currently a mysterious timer lockup happening on power4 machines.
    > I'd like to keep these changes well-separated in time so we can get an
    > understanding of what code changes correlate with changed behaviour.

    Tell me more...
    >
    > There are timer changes in Linus's post-2.5.65 tree and your patch generates
    > zillions of rejects against everything. Can you send me a diff against
    > Linus's latest sometime?

    Sure, possibly even tonight.

    -g



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