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SubjectRe: kernel/timer: avoid spurious ksoftirqd wakeups (v2)
On Sat, 11 Apr 2015 11:25:49 +0200 (CEST)
Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> wrote:

> On Fri, 10 Apr 2015, Luiz Capitulino wrote:
> > On Fri, 10 Apr 2015 15:09:07 -0300
> > > It seems a valid solution for this interrupt is to program
> > > sched_timer to the nearest future possible.
> >
> > What about calling the timer function right there, like
> > hrtimer_interrupt() does?
>
> No, you cannot call the timer function from the enqueue path. The
> caller might hold a lock which is taken in the callback as well.....

Fair enough. We're going to think about a different solution.

>
> Thanks,
>
> tglx
>



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