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SubjectRe: PATCH: Race in 2.6.0-test2 timer code

On Thu, 31 Jul 2003, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

> ah, finally I see how can the timer->lock can have made the kernel
> stable again!
>
> run_all_timers can still definitely run on x86 too if the local cpu
> timer runs on top of an irq handler:

as i told you ...

i've added the TIMER_BH thing to the 2.4 patch to ensure timer-fn
single-threadedness.

this issue has been fixed in 2.6 by the removal of TIMER_BH.

Ingo

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