Re: [PATCH 01/18] move do_timer() from kernel/timer.c intokernel/time/timekeeping.c

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Mon Jan 24 2011 - 17:45:27 EST

On Mon, 24 Jan 2011, Peter Zijlstra wrote:

> On Mon, 2011-01-24 at 23:10 +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > The call to calc_global_load() is there for hysterical raisins and we
> > really should get rid of it sooner than later. I'm quite sure that it
> > could be run from a timer callback as well. Peter ?
> calc_global_load() wants to be called on just one cpu, do we have a
> better place for that?

Well, we can call it from a timer from a single CPU.



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