add_timer - start a timer
2. SYNOPSIS ▲
void add_timer(struct timer_list * timer );
3. ARGUMENTS ▲
the timer to be added
4. DESCRIPTION ▲
The kernel will do a ->function(->data) callback from the timer interrupt at the ->expires point in the future. The current time is AqjiffiesAq.
The timerAqs ->expires, ->function (and if the handler uses it, ->data) fields must be set prior calling this function.
Timers with an ->expires field in the past will be executed in the next timer tick.
5. COPYRIGHT ▲