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From: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
To: tglx@linutronix.de
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, peterz@infradead.org,
	diego.viola@gmail.com, len.brown@intel.com, rjw@rjwysocki.net,
	rui.zhang@intel.com
Subject: [PATCH v2 6/7] clocksource: Rework stale comment
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 12:00:14 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180430100344.656525644@infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180430100008.503783478@infradead.org>

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AFAICS the hotplug code no longer uses this function.

Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org>
---
 kernel/time/clocksource.c |    6 ++----
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

--- a/kernel/time/clocksource.c
+++ b/kernel/time/clocksource.c
@@ -173,10 +173,8 @@ static void __clocksource_unstable(struc
  * clocksource_mark_unstable - mark clocksource unstable via watchdog
  * @cs:		clocksource to be marked unstable
  *
- * This function is called instead of clocksource_change_rating from
- * cpu hotplug code to avoid a deadlock between the clocksource mutex
- * and the cpu hotplug mutex. It defers the update of the clocksource
- * to the watchdog thread.
+ * This function is called by the x86 TSC code to mark clocksources as unstable;
+ * it defers demotion and re-selection to a kthread.
  */
 void clocksource_mark_unstable(struct clocksource *cs)
 {

  parent reply	other threads:[~2018-04-30 10:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-30 10:00 [PATCH v2 0/7] Various tsc/clocksource fixes Peter Zijlstra
2018-04-30 10:00 ` [PATCH v2 1/7] x86,tsc: Always unregister clocksource_tsc_early Peter Zijlstra
2018-05-02 14:12   ` [tip:timers/urgent] x86/tsc: " tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra
2018-04-30 10:00 ` [PATCH v2 2/7] clocksource: Allow clocksource_mark_unstable() on unregisered clocksources Peter Zijlstra
2018-05-02 13:35   ` Thomas Gleixner
2018-05-02 13:53     ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-05-02 14:13       ` [tip:timers/urgent] clocksource: Allow clocksource_mark_unstable() on unregistered clocksources tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra
2018-04-30 10:00 ` [PATCH v2 3/7] clocksource: Initialize cs->wd_list Peter Zijlstra
2018-05-02 13:37   ` Thomas Gleixner
2018-05-02 13:55     ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-05-02 14:13   ` [tip:timers/urgent] " tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra
2018-04-30 10:00 ` [PATCH v2 4/7] x86,tsc: Fix mark_tsc_unstable() Peter Zijlstra
2018-05-02 14:14   ` [tip:timers/urgent] x86/tsc: " tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra
2018-04-30 10:00 ` [PATCH v2 5/7] clocksource: Consistent de-rate when marking unstable Peter Zijlstra
2018-05-02 14:14   ` [tip:timers/urgent] " tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra
2018-04-30 10:00 ` Peter Zijlstra [this message]
2018-05-02 14:15   ` [tip:timers/urgent] clocksource: Rework stale comment tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra
2018-04-30 10:00 ` [PATCH v2 7/7] clocksource: Remove kthread Peter Zijlstra
2018-05-02 14:42   ` [tip:timers/core] " tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra
2018-05-01  9:12 ` [PATCH v2 0/7] Various tsc/clocksource fixes Rafael J. Wysocki

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