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    SubjectRe: [Bug #12667] Badness at kernel/time/timekeeping.c:98 in pmud (timekeeping_suspended)
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    On Thu, 2009-02-19 at 21:17 +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
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    > Well, harsh or not is not the question here.
    >
    > Fact is that you call gettimeofday() _before_ the timekeeping code has
    > resumed.
    >
    > That's a simple ordering problem. timekeeping is in the sysdev class
    > as well and it's not the only sysdev which has explicit ordering
    > requirements.

    And how do I control that ordering ?

    I find that a bit fishy ... What about making gettimeofday() in the
    timekeeping code work, just return a frozen snapshot of the value on
    suspend instead ?

    Ben.




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