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From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
To: Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@linaro.org>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	linaro-kernel@lists.linaro.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Steven Miao <realmz6@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] timer: Avoid waking up an idle-core by migrate running timer
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:54:34 +0200 (CEST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.11.1504151752050.3845@nanos> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <80182e47a7103608d2ddab7f62c0c3dffc99fdcc.1427782893.git.viresh.kumar@linaro.org>

On Tue, 31 Mar 2015, Viresh Kumar wrote:
> @@ -1213,6 +1249,25 @@ static inline void __run_timers(struct tvec_base *base)
>  				call_timer_fn(timer, fn, data);
>  				spin_lock_irq(&base->lock);
>  			}
> +
> +			/*
> +			 * Handler running on this base, re-queued itself on
> +			 * another base ?
> +			 */
> +			if (unlikely(timer->base != base)) {
> +				unsigned long flags;
> +				struct tvec_base *tbase;
> +
> +				spin_unlock(&base->lock);
> +
> +				tbase = lock_timer_base(timer, &flags);
> +				timer_clear_running(timer);
> +				spin_unlock(&tbase->lock);
> +
> +				spin_lock(&base->lock);
> +			} else {
> +				timer_clear_running(timer);
> +			}

And just for the record:

Dereferencing timer _AFTER_ the callback function is a big NONO. The
callback function is allowed to free the timer. See the comment in
call_timer_fn()

Oh well,

	tglx

  parent reply	other threads:[~2015-04-15 15:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-03-31  6:55 [PATCH 0/2] timer: Migrate running timers Viresh Kumar
2015-03-31  6:55 ` [PATCH 1/2] timer: Avoid waking up an idle-core by migrate running timer Viresh Kumar
2015-03-31 14:53   ` Peter Zijlstra
2015-04-14 23:13   ` Thomas Gleixner
2015-04-17  8:12     ` viresh kumar
2015-04-17  8:32       ` Ingo Molnar
2015-04-21 21:32       ` Thomas Gleixner
2015-04-21 21:54         ` Eric Dumazet
2015-04-22 15:29           ` Peter Zijlstra
2015-04-22 16:02             ` Eric Dumazet
2015-04-22 18:56               ` Thomas Gleixner
2015-04-22 19:59                 ` Eric Dumazet
2015-04-22 21:56                   ` Thomas Gleixner
2015-04-23  6:57                     ` Eric Dumazet
2015-04-23 12:45                       ` Thomas Gleixner
2015-04-25 18:37                         ` Eric Dumazet
2015-05-05 13:00                           ` Thomas Gleixner
2015-05-06 16:33                             ` Eric Dumazet
2015-04-15 15:54   ` Thomas Gleixner [this message]
2015-03-31  6:55 ` [PATCH 2/2] timer: Replace base-> 'running_timer' with 'busy' Viresh Kumar
2015-03-31 15:01 ` [PATCH 0/2] timer: Migrate running timers Viresh Kumar

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