Re: [PATCH] timer_interrupt wrapper for sn2

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2003-12-20 10:56:54
>>>>> On Fri, 19 Dec 2003 09:11:58 -0500, Martin Hicks <> said:

  Martin> Here is a small wrapper for timer_interrupt for sn2.  It
  Martin> changes the default timer_interrupt handler to an sn2
  Martin> specific one if the kernel is running on sn2.

  Martin> I floated a different patch a long time ago, but I think
  Martin> that this one is much better.  It lets us run some
  Martin> platform-specific stuff during the timer interrupt without
  Martin> making any changes at all to timer_interrupt().

Argh, Yet Another Harmless Little Hook.

But I see that x86 has do_timer_interrupt_hook() so there goes my
argument against it... ;-(

Lets make it a machvec entry at least (and when you send the updated
patch, remind me that I said it was OK, just to ensure my
platform-hook antibodies stay corked up... ;-).

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