Re: [PATCH 1/3] ia64: convert to use clocksource code

From: Daniel Walker
Date: Fri Apr 27 2007 - 12:34:42 EST

On Fri, 2007-04-27 at 12:11 -0400, Peter Keilty wrote:

> >
> No, but yes it can be done, overloading the meaning.
> It would need to change in the future if vread was needed.
> I have no strong argument against using it.
> Although we may still need the IA64 define, I removed 32bit read mmio and
> if that is brought back the fast syscall patch call will need to have a
> field in the
> clocksource struct that would indicated that. Waiting on comments about
> that...
> John and discuss this awhile back felt it was not needed, may prove wrong.

The vread field is just a pointer, which should be 64bits on ia64. Why
do you mention 32bits above? The two variables similar enough ..


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