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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] hrtimer: removing all ur callback modes
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On Thu, 2008-12-04 at 11:17 +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-11-25 at 12:43 +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > This is an attempt at removing some of the hrtimer complexity by
> > reducing the number of callback modes to 1.
> >
> > This means that all hrtimer callback functions will be ran from HARD-irq
> > context.
> >
> > I went through all the 30 odd hrtimer callback functions in the kernel
> > and saw only one that I'm not quite sure of, which is the one in
> > net/can/bcm.c - hence I'm CC-ing the folks responsible for that code.
> >
> > Furthermore, the hrtimer core now calls callbacks directly with IRQs
> > disabled in case you try to enqueue an expired timer. If this timer is a
> > periodic timer (which should use hrtimer_forward() to advance its time)
> > then it might be possible to end up in an inf. recursive loop due to the
> > fact that hrtimer_forward() doesn't round up to the next timer
> > granularity, and therefore keeps on calling the callback - obviously
> > this needs a fix.
> >
> > Aside from that, this seems to compile and actually boot on my dual core
> > test box - although I'm sure there are some bugs in, me not hitting any
> > makes me certain :-)
> >
> > Not-Quite-Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
>
> Ingo, this addition fixes the hotplug issue on my machine

And because we're all human...

Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
---
kernel/hrtimer.c | 5 +----
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
diff --git a/kernel/hrtimer.c b/kernel/hrtimer.c
index b09c7a2..e14af46 100644
--- a/kernel/hrtimer.c
+++ b/kernel/hrtimer.c
@@ -1571,7 +1571,7 @@ static void tickle_timers(void *arg)
static int __cpuinit hrtimer_cpu_notify(struct notifier_block *self,
unsigned long action, void *hcpu)
{
- int dcpu = -1, scpu = (long)hcpu;
+ int dcpu, scpu = (long)hcpu;

switch (action) {

@@ -1585,9 +1585,6 @@ static int __cpuinit hrtimer_cpu_notify(struct notifier_block *self,
case CPU_DEAD_FROZEN:
clockevents_notify(CLOCK_EVT_NOTIFY_CPU_DEAD, &scpu);
dcpu = migrate_hrtimers(scpu);
- break;
-
- case CPU_POST_DEAD:
if (dcpu == -1)
break;



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