Re: [PATCH] ARM: omap2: drop broken broadcast timer hack

From: Tony Lindgren
Date: Thu May 28 2020 - 09:51:02 EST

* Tony Lindgren <tony@xxxxxxxxxxx> [200528 13:47]:
> * Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx> [200528 09:20]:
> > The OMAP4 timer code had a special hack for using the broadcast timer
> > without SMP. Since the dmtimer is now gone, this also needs to be dropped
> > to avoid a link failure for non-SMP AM43xx configurations:
> >
> > kernel/time/tick-broadcast.o: in function `tick_device_uses_broadcast':
> > tick-broadcast.c:(.text+0x130): undefined reference to `tick_broadcast'
> Hmm this sounds like a regression though. Isn't this needed for using
> the ARM local timers on non-SMP SoC, so a separate timer from dmtimer?
> I've probably removed something accidentally to cause this.

Sounds like arch/arm/mach-omap2/Makefile change needs to be removed
to always still build in timer.o. And probably timer.c needs back

I'll take a look today.