Re: [PATCH 1/4] clocksource: nomadik-mtu: fix up clocksource/timer

From: Linus Walleij
Date: Mon Apr 29 2013 - 05:05:42 EST

On Sat, Apr 27, 2013 at 2:12 AM, Olof Johansson <olof@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 20, 2013 at 03:19:43PM +0200, Linus Walleij wrote:
>> On Sat, Apr 20, 2013 at 3:08 PM, Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > The Nomadik clocksource driver has had a bad define making it
>> > impossible to use it for sched_clock() for a while. Fix this
>> > and also enable it for the Nomadik.
>> >
>> > Signed-off-by: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> This one should go to fixes ASAP, could you pick it to your fixes
>> branch? It could be tagged stable if desired - this only affects the
>> Nomadik which works just OK on jiffies so it's really no big regression.
>> The Ux500 does not use the MTU for sched_clock().
> Ok, applied on top of next/multiplatform, seems to be what it's based on.
> Tagging as stable is up to you as platform owner. :) Since it won't directly
> apply to older kernels you might be better of submitting it to Greg separately.

Oh it's not *that* critical. It is not regressing anything in a bad way,
jiffies work fine. But this is the proper way for the Nomadik long-term.

Linus Walleij
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