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SubjectRe: [patch 4/5] net: hip04: Make tx coalesce timer actually work
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From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:08:23 +0200 (CEST)

> On Tue, 14 Apr 2015, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>> On Monday 13 April 2015 23:42:03 Thomas Gleixner wrote:
>> > >
>> > > Question: this looks to me like it sets both the minimum and maximum
>> > > time to priv->tx_coalesce_usecs/2, when the intention was to set
>> > > the minimum to priv->tx_coalesce_usecs/2 and the maximum to
>> > > priv->tx_coalesce_usecs. Am I missing something subtle here, or did
>> > > you just misread my original intention from the botched code?
>> >
>> > Yes, I missed that. Simple fix for this is:
>> >
>> > unsigned long t_ns = priv->tx_coalesce_usecs * NSEC_PER_USEC / 2;
>> >
>> > hrtimer_start_range_ns(&priv->tx_coalesce_timer, ns_to_ktime(t_ns),
>> > t_ns, HRTIMER_MODE_REL);
>>
>> Ah, good. I have to admit that I'd probably make the same mistake
>> again if I was to do this for another driver and you hadn't sent
>> the fix. The hrtimer_set_expires_range() function just looked like
>> it had been designed for the use case I was interested in ;-).
>>
>> Any idea how to prevent the next person from making the same mistake?
>
> Yes. Documentation :)

Can I get a respin of this patch with the above?


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