Re: short description of timer.c/timer.h related changes in pre7-2,3

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Wed May 03 2000 - 16:04:12 EST

Ingo Molnar wrote:
> On Tue, 2 May 2000, Miles Lane wrote:
> > fbcon.c: In function `cursor_timer_handler':
> > fbcon.c:240: structure has no member named `next'
> > fbcon.c:240: structure has no member named `prev'

> (so the fix in your fbcon.c case is to use init_timer() instead of
> explicit initialization of the timer structure.)

The fbcon code shouldn't need to call init_timer where it zeroes the
next/prev members in the above example. The initial static
initialization should be sufficient given the existing code usages of
the timer... (e.g. my patch to fbcon which is in pre7-3)


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