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    SubjectRe: RT and Cascade interrupts
    john cooper wrote:
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    > Oleg Nesterov wrote:
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    > > If you need to ensure that timer's handler is not running on any
    > > cpu then timer_pending() can't help. If you don't need this, you
    > > should use plain del_timer().
    >
    > That's not the goal of the timer_pending() usage here.
    > Rather we're at a point in rpc_release_task where we
    > want to tear down an rpc_task. The call to timer_pending()
    > determines if the embedded timer is still linked in the
    > timer cascade structure.

    Yes, I see what you are trying to fix. However, your fix
    opens even worse bug.

    > If anyone with more ownership of the RPC code would like
    > to comment, any insight would be most welcome.

    Yes. Trond, could you please look at this thread:
    http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=111590936700001 and put an
    end to our discussion?

    Oleg.
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