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SubjectRe: [PATCH] time_adjust cleared before use
Hi,

On Thu, 26 Oct 2006, Jim Houston wrote:

> Hi
>
> I notice that the code which implements adjtime clears
> the time_adjust value before using it. The attached
> patch makes the obvious fix.
>
> Jim Houston - Concurrent Computer Corp.
>
> --
>
> diff --git a/kernel/time/ntp.c b/kernel/time/ntp.c
> index 47195fa..3afeaa3 100644
> --- a/kernel/time/ntp.c
> +++ b/kernel/time/ntp.c
> @@ -161,9 +161,9 @@ void second_overflow(void)
> time_adjust += MAX_TICKADJ;
> tick_length -= MAX_TICKADJ_SCALED;
> } else {
> - time_adjust = 0;
> tick_length += (s64)(time_adjust * NSEC_PER_USEC /
> HZ) << TICK_LENGTH_SHIFT;
> + time_adjust = 0;
> }
> }
> }

Acked-by: Roman Zippel <zippel@linux-m68k.org>

Thanks, that might also explain the other problem.
Could you please sign it off and then it should go into 2.6.19.

bye, Roman
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