Re: [patch] platform hook for timer_interrupt()

From: Matthew Wilcox <willy_at_debian.org>
Date: 2003-09-04 04:49:18
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 01:33:37PM -0400, Martin Hicks wrote:
> > Why not use add_timer()?
> 
> This is code that must be run on each CPU, so the generic timer
> interface doesn't help us.  I'm not certain, but some of this code may
> actually only have to run on each node (not every CPU).

How about smp_call_function() in a regular timer then?

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