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Old 07-03-2012, 03:49 PM
Brad Figg
 
Default WITHDRAW: Potential fix for leapsecond caused futex issue

On 07/02/2012 07:17 PM, Brad Figg wrote:
> John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> has put together a 2 patch set to
> address the leapsecond bug that was encountered this past weekend by
> some sites.
>
> This set has had some testing by a few people. This patch set has not
> yet been submitted upstream. John did the work to backport these
> patches for Lucid and newer kernels.
>
> The following mailing list thread covers this patch set and the discussions
> around them:
> https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/7/1/176
>
> John Stultz (2):
> Fix clock_was_set so it is safe to call from atomic
> Fix leapsecond triggered hrtimer/futex load spike issue
>
> kernel/hrtimer.c | 17 ++++++++++++++++-
> kernel/time/timekeeping.c | 1 +
> 2 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>

The final solution is still being worked upstream.

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