On Fri, 2 Mar 2018, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:

> I've been looking at this in v3.10-RT where it got in. The patch
> description says
> |The ntp code for notify_cmos_timer() is called from a hard interrupt
> |context.
> I see only one caller of ntp_notify_cmos_timer() and that is
> do_adjtimex() after "raw_spin_unlock_irqrestore()".
> I see a few callers of do_adjtimex() which is SYS_adjtimex() (+compat)
> and posix_clock_realtime_adj() which in turn is called by
> SYS_clock_adjtime().
> I can't find the hard interrupt context. May I revert this patch?

That really looks bogus. ntp_notify_cmos_timer() has never been invoked
from hard interrupt context or from a atomic region. No idea how that patch
ended up in RT...



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