Re: [PATCH] Fix posix-cpu-timer breakage caused by stalep->last_ran value

From: Mike Galbraith
Date: Thu Feb 22 2007 - 04:17:12 EST

On Thu, 2007-02-22 at 01:33 +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> Problem description at:
> Commit b18ec80396834497933d77b81ec0918519f4e2a7
> [PATCH] sched: improve migration accuracy
> optimized the scheduler time calculations, but broke posix-cpu-timers.
> The problem is that the p->last_ran value is not updated after a context
> switch. So a subsequent call to current_sched_time() calculates with a
> stale p->last_ran value, i.e. accounts the full time, which the task was
> scheduled away.

Oops, missed that. You could also remove the prev->last_ran assignment
just above your addition, and turn this into a negative cost bugfix :)


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