Re: [PATCH 0/2] Allwinner A64 timer workaround

From: Marc Zyngier
Date: Tue Jul 03 2018 - 11:14:04 EST

On 11/05/18 03:27, Samuel Holland wrote:
> Hello,
> Several people (including me) have experienced extremely large system
> clock jumps on their A64-based devices, apparently due to the
> architectural timer going backward, which is interpreted by Linux as
> the timer wrapping around after 2^56 cycles.
> Investigation led to discovery of some obvious problems with this SoC's
> architectural timer, and this patch series introduces what I believe is
> the simplest workaround. More details are in the commit message for
> patch 1. Patch 2 simply enables the workaround in the device tree.

What's the deal with this series? There was a couple of nits to address,
and I was more or less expecting a v2.


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