Re: [PATCH v2 05/20] alpha: change do_timer() to xtime_update()
From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Mon Jan 31 2011 - 05:32:36 EST
On Mon, 31 Jan 2011, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> 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.
Hmm. No. It's bound to boot_cpu_id.
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