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Re: [PATCH] AU1xxxx mips_timer_interrupt() fixes

To: Herbert Valerio Riedel <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] AU1xxxx mips_timer_interrupt() fixes
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2006 17:13:09 +0100
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On Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 09:03:08AM +0200, Herbert Valerio Riedel wrote:

> common/au1000/irq.c was missing a mips_timer_interrupt() prototype, whereas
> in common/au1000/time.c the actual mips_timer_interrupt() implementation
> was missing an irq_exit() invocation, causing a preempt_count() leak

mips_timer_interrupt is essentially duplicated code, so this kind of
breakage is entirely avoidable but fixing and all the other time code
braindamage it will be a large project, so I applied this patch to
2.6.16-stable and master.



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