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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86-64 highres/dyntick support 2.6.22-rc1-v1
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On Mon, 2007-05-14 at 22:15 +0100, Alistair John Strachan wrote:
> On Monday 14 May 2007 11:26:08 Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > I'm pleased to announce an updated version of the x86_64 highres/dyntick
> > support patches against 2.6.22-rc1:
> [snip]
> > - Various fixups from Chris Wright
> > - TSC calibration fix (pointed out by Alistair John Strachan)
> >
> > Comments, bugreports, patches are welcome as ususal
>
> Neither of the bugs I reported appear to be fixed.
>
> I took a clean git tree from the 2.6.22-rc1 tag and patched with this version;
> my CPU MHz and dmesg counter still appear to be broken (v3 was used).

Sigh. /me feels stupid.

Can you please apply the following patch on top and check, whether it
fixes the problem ? Please provide the debug output, when it fails.

Thanks,

tglx

Index: linux-2.6.21/arch/x86_64/kernel/tsc.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.21.orig/arch/x86_64/kernel/tsc.c
+++ linux-2.6.21/arch/x86_64/kernel/tsc.c
@@ -135,7 +135,7 @@ static unsigned long __init tsc_read_ref
for (i = 0; i < MAX_RETRIES; i++) {
t1 = get_cycles_sync();
if (hpet)
- *hpet = hpet_readl(HPET_COUNTER);
+ *hpet = hpet_readl(HPET_COUNTER) & 0xFFFFFFFF;
else
*pm = acpi_pm_read_early();
t2 = get_cycles_sync();
@@ -177,8 +177,10 @@ void __init tsc_calibrate(void)
tsc_khz = (tr2 - tr1) / 50;

/* hpet or pmtimer available ? */
- if (!hpet && !pm1 && !pm2)
+ if (!hpet && !pm1 && !pm2) {
+ printk(KERN_INFO "TSC calibrated against tick interrupt\n");
return;
+ }

/* Check, whether the sampling was disturbed by an SMI */
if (tsc1 == ULONG_MAX || tsc2 == ULONG_MAX) {
@@ -190,14 +192,25 @@ void __init tsc_calibrate(void)
tsc2 = (tsc2 - tsc1) * 1000000000L;

if (hpet) {
- hpet2 = (hpet2 - hpet1) & 0xFFFFFFFF;
+ printk(KERN_INFO "TSC calibrated against hpet %ld %ld",
+ hpet1, hpet2);
+ if (hpet2 < hpet1)
+ hpet2 += 0x100000000;
+ hpet2 -= hpet1;
tsc1 = (hpet2 * hpet_readl(HPET_PERIOD)) / 1000;
+ printk(" %lu %lu\n", hpet2, tsc1);
} else {
- pm2 = (pm2 -pm1) & ACPI_PM_MASK;
+ printk(KERN_INFO "TSC calibrated against pm_timer %ld %ld",
+ pm1, pm2);
+ if (pm2 < pm1)
+ pm2 += ACPI_PM_OVRRUN;
+ pm2 -= pm1;
tsc1 = (pm2 * PMTMR_TICKS_PER_SEC) / 1000;
+ printk(" %lu %lu\n", pm2, tsc1);
}

tsc_khz = tsc2 / tsc1;
+ printk(KERN_INFO "tsckhz: %lu %lu %u\n", tsc2, tsc1, tsc_khz);
}

/*

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