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Date:	Mon, 19 Oct 2009 17:36:18 +0200
From:	Oleg Nesterov <>
To:	Anirban Sinha <>
Cc:, David Miller <>,, Anirban Sinha <>
Subject: Re: Kernel oops when clearing bgp neighbor info with TCP MD5SUM

On 10/19, Anirban Sinha wrote:
> Once upon a time, like on 09-10-19 5:13 AM, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> >> Is is
> >> it illegal to schedule a work function from within a timer callback?
> >
> > Yes sure.
> hmm. may be in that case, that function needs to be re-written.

OOPS!!!! I misread your question, didn't notice "il" above...

I meant: yes sure it _is legal_ to schedule a work from within a timer
callback (in fact it is legal from any context).

Sorry for confusion.


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