Commit 426e1eaf authored by Linus Torvalds's avatar Linus Torvalds
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Merge branch 'timers-fixes-for-linus' of...

Merge branch 'timers-fixes-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip

* 'timers-fixes-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip:
  rtc: fix deadlock
parents ec73adba 38c052f8
......@@ -15,6 +15,7 @@
#include <linux/mc146818rtc.h>
#include <linux/rtc.h>
#include <linux/bcd.h>
#include <linux/delay.h>
#define RTC_PIE 0x40 /* periodic interrupt enable */
#define RTC_AIE 0x20 /* alarm interrupt enable */
......@@ -43,7 +44,6 @@ static inline unsigned char rtc_is_updating(void)
static inline unsigned int get_rtc_time(struct rtc_time *time)
{
unsigned long uip_watchdog = jiffies;
unsigned char ctrl;
unsigned long flags;
......@@ -53,19 +53,15 @@ static inline unsigned int get_rtc_time(struct rtc_time *time)
/*
* read RTC once any update in progress is done. The update
* can take just over 2ms. We wait 10 to 20ms. There is no need to
* can take just over 2ms. We wait 20ms. There is no need to
* to poll-wait (up to 1s - eeccch) for the falling edge of RTC_UIP.
* If you need to know *exactly* when a second has started, enable
* periodic update complete interrupts, (via ioctl) and then
* immediately read /dev/rtc which will block until you get the IRQ.
* Once the read clears, read the RTC time (again via ioctl). Easy.
*/
if (rtc_is_updating() != 0)
while (jiffies - uip_watchdog < 2*HZ/100) {
barrier();
cpu_relax();
}
if (rtc_is_updating())
mdelay(20);
/*
* Only the values that we read from the RTC are set. We leave
......
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