On Mon, Apr 25, 2022 at 4:55 PM Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Fine for me if this goes in via some other tree, but also happy to take
it via the RISC-V tree if you'd like.
I'm going to take this series through the random.git tree, as I've got
things that build on top of it for random.c slated for 5.19.
IMO we could just call this a
Fixes: aa9887608e77 ("RISC-V: Check clint_time_val before use")
(but that just brought this back, so there's likely older kernels broken
too). Shouldn't be breaking any real hardware, though, so no rush on my
That'd be fine with me, but it'd involve also backporting the
timekeeping patch, which adds a new API, so maybe we better err on the
side of caution with that new code.
Acked-by: Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Reviewed-by: Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Thanks for the review.
Makes sense: we had an architecturally-mandated timer at the time, but
we don't any more.
That's too bad. Out of curiosity, what happened? Was that deemed too
expensive for certain types of chips that western digital wanted to
produce for their hard drives, or some really constrained use case