Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
Jan Kiszka wrote:
 > Hi,
> > my colleagues and I need some hint where to continue our search for the
 > cause of a weird cleanup issue:
> > An application of our robotics framework sometimes terminates (though
 > successfully) in a way that the system timer IRQ no longer arrives
 > afterwards or no re-program takes place anymore. All other Linux IRQs
 > are fine (Ethernet, keyboard, etc.). I cannot provide an easy test case
 > yet as besides the framework some expensive gyroscope and the 16550A
 > driver are involved.

I observed a similar issue when xnpod_stop_timer was called when
shutting down the posix skin. I assumed that the problem was that
xnpod_shutdown already called xnpod_stop_timer, so xnpod_stop_timer (and
in particular xnarch_stop_timer) ended up being called twice.


Err, sorry. Forget about my previous reply: xnarch_stop_timer is _not_ protected by the XNTIMED flag, but only the last part of the housekeeping chores performed upon stopping the systimer are. IOW, this is a latent bug, and xnpod_stop_timer should be fixed.

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Philippe.

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