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Re: [Xen-devel] Interrupt levels

On Thu, Mar 10, 2005 at 02:28:46AM -0000, Ian Pratt wrote:
> Yep, this is a problem that's cropped up several times before. I would
> argue strongly that it's a bug in the bridge code to add a timer for the
> current jiffies value.

You guys need a decent community oriented FAQ/Wiki. If this is a known
issue I probably would have been able to self-diagnose.

> However, the bridge's behaviour is still pretty evil -- you'll still end
> up executing the code HZ (100/1000) times a second, and the intention of
> the user was probably to disable execution of the code altogether. It
> won't slay the machine (like executing int 200k times a second), but its
> not ideal.

Thanks for the help and staying on top of this. I'm glad its not
something major like a hardware driver bug.


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