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

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Wed Jul 04 2018 - 06:00:27 EST

On Wed, 4 Jul 2018, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> On 04/07/18 09:23, Daniel Lezcano wrote:
> >
> > If the patches fix a bug which already exist, it makes sense to
> > propagated the fix back to the stable versions.
> That's your call, but I'm not supportive of that decision, specially as
> we have information from the person developing the workaround that this
> doesn't fully address the issue.

The patches should not be applied at all. Simply because they don't fix the
issue completely.

>From a quick glance at various links and information about this, this very
much smells like the FSL_ERRATUM_A008585.

Has that been tried? It looks way more robust than the magic 11 bit
crystal ball logic.