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From: Thomas Gleixner <>
To: Linux <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] use 64bit timer for hpet
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 09:25:38 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>


On Mon, Jul 12 2021 at 12:52, Linux wrote:
>> Sorry, keeping the softirq from running for 3 minutes is simply out of
>> spec. If the sysadmin decides to do so, then he can keep the pieces.
> It is because the kernel thread is busy that the clocksource_watchdog 
> thread is not scheduled, not softirq.

Which thread?

The clocksource watchdog runs from a timer_list timer callback in
softirq context. Even if the softirq is switched to the softirq thread
then still my argument of starving that for 3 minutes still stands.

This is _not_ a kernel problem. Overcommitment is a admin problem.



  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-12  8:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-02  8:13 [PATCH] use 64bit timer for hpet zhaoyan.liao
2021-07-02 15:57 ` kernel test robot
2021-07-07 10:04 ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-07-08  3:11   ` Linux
2021-07-08 11:17     ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-07-12  4:52       ` Linux
2021-07-12  7:25         ` Thomas Gleixner [this message]
2021-07-13  1:43           ` Linux

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