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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 31/37] mac80211_hwsim: Replace hrtimer tasklet with softirq hrtimer
On Mon, 23 Oct 2017, Johannes Berg wrote:

> On Sun, 2017-10-22 at 23:40 +0200, Anna-Maria Gleixner wrote:
> > From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> >
> > Switch the timer to HRTIMER_MODE_SOFT, which executed the timer
> > callback in softirq context and remove the hrtimer_tasklet.

I can't build as its part of the whole hrtimer rework series.

> This doesn't build on my tree, due to HRTIMER_MODE_REL_SOFT not
> existing. Neither does HRTIMER_MODE_SOFT mentioned above, but that's
> just a commit log mistake.

Oops.

> (It also didn't apply on my tree, but that was a trivial context
> change.)
>
> I don't understand why you initialize it with HRTIMER_MODE_ABS_SOFT
> either though:
>
> > + hrtimer_init(&data->beacon_timer, CLOCK_MONOTONIC,
> > + HRTIMER_MODE_ABS_SOFT);

Sure, though it does not matter in that case. Will fix that up.

Thanks,

tglx

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