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SubjectRe: [PATCH] clocksource: save mult_orig in clocksource_disable()
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On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 9:18 PM, Ingo Molnar<mingo@elte.hu> wrote:
>
> * Magnus Damm <magnus.damm@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 4:17 AM, john stultz<johnstul@us.ibm.com> wrote:
>> > On Fri, 2009-06-19 at 00:24 +0900, Magnus Damm wrote:
>> >> From: Magnus Damm <damm@igel.co.jp>
>> >>
>> >> Save clocksource mult_orig in clocksource_disable().
>> >>
>> >> To fix the common case where ->enable() does not setup
>> >> mult, make sure mult_orig is saved in mult on disable.
>> >>
>> >> Also add comments to explain why we do this.
>> >>
>> >> Signed-off-by: Magnus Damm <damm@igel.co.jp>
>> >
>> > Acked-by: John Stultz <johnstul@us.ibm.com>
>> >
>> > Thomas, Andrew, please push this for 2.6.31.
>>
>> This one is slowly making it's way in I suppose?
>
> Btw., what specific issue does this fix? The commit description is
> generic, there's no bugzilla link and no other information either
> that could give me an idea about precisely what incarnation of the
> bug you have hit.

The comments in the actual code gives more details, but that's
probably not where you want this to be explained. I can resend a
version with more verbose commit message early next week if you'd
like. Please let me know if so.

I'm not aware of any bugzilla links, maybe John knows?

Cheers,

/ magnus


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