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    Subject[PATCH 03/18] alpha: change do_timer() to xtime_update()
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    xtime_update() takes the xtime_lock itself.
    this code looks like its protecting state with this lock.
    but this is only touched here and during init.

    Signed-off-by: Torben Hohn <torbenh@gmx.de>
    ---
    arch/alpha/kernel/time.c | 8 ++------
    1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/arch/alpha/kernel/time.c b/arch/alpha/kernel/time.c
    index c1f3e7c..a58e84f 100644
    --- a/arch/alpha/kernel/time.c
    +++ b/arch/alpha/kernel/time.c
    @@ -159,7 +159,7 @@ void read_persistent_clock(struct timespec *ts)

    /*
    * timer_interrupt() needs to keep up the real-time clock,
    - * as well as call the "do_timer()" routine every clocktick
    + * as well as call the "xtime_update()" routine every clocktick
    */
    irqreturn_t timer_interrupt(int irq, void *dev)
    {
    @@ -172,8 +172,6 @@ irqreturn_t timer_interrupt(int irq, void *dev)
    profile_tick(CPU_PROFILING);
    #endif

    - write_seqlock(&xtime_lock);
    -
    /*
    * Calculate how many ticks have passed since the last update,
    * including any previous partial leftover. Save any resulting
    @@ -187,9 +185,7 @@ irqreturn_t timer_interrupt(int irq, void *dev)
    nticks = delta >> FIX_SHIFT;

    if (nticks)
    - do_timer(nticks);
    -
    - write_sequnlock(&xtime_lock);
    + xtime_update(nticks);

    if (test_irq_work_pending()) {
    clear_irq_work_pending();
    --
    1.7.2.3


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