Re: [PATCH v2 05/20] alpha: change do_timer() to xtime_update()

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Mon Jan 31 2011 - 05:23:49 EST

On Thu, 27 Jan 2011, Torben Hohn wrote:

> xtime_update() takes the xtime_lock itself.
> state does not to be protected with this lock.
> its only touched here and during init.

xtime_lock very well serializes the access to state on
SMP. timer_interrupt() is called on each cpu. So that wont work.


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