Re: [PATCH] tick: check if broadcast device could really be stopped

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Mon Oct 14 2019 - 14:34:34 EST

On Mon, 14 Oct 2019, Benjamin GAIGNARD wrote:
> On 10/14/19 4:28 PM, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > Unless you have a solution which works under all circumstances (and the
> > current patch definitely does not) then you have to deal with the
> > requirement of the broadcast timer (either physical or software based).
> If I follow you I need, for my system, a software based broadcast timer
> (tick-broadcast-hrtimer ?).

Yes, if you don't have a physical one.

> If that is correct I 'just' need to add a call to
> tick_setup_hrtimer_broadcast() in arch/arm/kernel/time.c