DEL_TIMER(9) Driver Basics DEL_TIMER(9)

NAME del_timer - deactive a timer.

SYNOPSIS int del_timer(struct timer_list * timer);

ARGUMENTS timer the timer to be deactivated

DESCRIPTION del_timer deactivates a timer - this works on both active and inactive timers.

The function returns whether it has deactivated a pending timer or not. (ie. del_timer of an inactive timer returns 0, del_timer of an active timer returns 1.)

COPYRIGHT Kernel Hackers Manual 2.6. June 2012 DEL_TIMER(9)