Re: [PATCH v2 7/7] xen/arm: set the system time in Xen via the XENPF_settime64 hypercall
From: Stefano Stabellini
Date: Tue Nov 10 2015 - 10:59:14 EST
On Tue, 10 Nov 2015, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Tuesday 10 November 2015 11:57:55 Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> > + op.u.settime64.nsecs = now.tv_nsec;
> > + op.u.settime64.system_time = arch_timer_read_counter() * (u64)NSEC_PER_SEC;
> > + do_div(op.u.settime64.system_time, arch_timer_get_rate());
> NSEC_PER_SEC is a large number, doesn't that multiplication overflow the
> 64-bit system_time variable?
It could be a concern, you are right. I think I can solve this issue and
remove multiple do_divs by calculating nsec_per_tick at initialization
time and use it here and in xen_read_wallclock.
> > + printk("GTOD: Setting to %llu.%u at %llu\n",
> so you get the leading zeroes.
> > + op.u.settime64.secs,
> > + op.u.settime64.nsecs,
> > + op.u.settime64.system_time);
> > + (void)HYPERVISOR_platform_op(&op);
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