> More hmm... synchronize_bh() doesn't do anything to stop a new BH from
> starting as soon as it has returned. So it's safe within __global_cli()
> and it can be used after del_timer() to give del_timer_sync() semantics,
> but apart from that, what use is it??
Which happens to avoid the overhead and cost in the normal timer deletion
> BTW2: is there any technical reason why the timer_struct clients haven't
> been migrated over to use timer_list yet?
Not that I know of
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