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SubjectRe: [PATCH] timekeeping: Prevent time going backwards on resume
On Wed, 12 Sep 2007 00:36:34 +0200 Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> wrote:

> Timekeeping resume adjusts xtime by adding the slept time in seconds and
> resets the reference value of the clock source (clock->cycle_last).
> clock->cycle last is used to calculate the delta between the last xtime
> update and the readout of the clock source in __get_nsec_offset(). xtime
> plus the offset is the current time. The resume code ignores the delta
> which had already elapsed between the last xtime update and the actual
> time of suspend. If the suspend time is short, then we can see time
> going backwards on resume.
>
> Suspend:
> offs_s = clock->read() - clock->cycle_last;
> now = xtime + offs_s;
> timekeeping_suspend_time = read_rtc();
>
> Resume:
> sleep_time = read_rtc() - timekeeping_suspend_time;
> xtime.tv_sec += sleep_time;
> clock->cycle_last = clock->read();
> offs_r = clock->read() - clock->cycle_last;
> now = xtime + offs_r;
>
> if sleep_time_seconds == 0 and offs_r < offs_s, then time goes
> backwards.
>
> Fix this by storing the offset from the last xtime update and add it to
> xtime during resume, when we reset clock->cycle_last:
>
> sleep_time = read_rtc() - timekeeping_suspend_time;
> xtime.tv_sec += sleep_time;
> xtime += offs_s; /* Fixup xtime offset at suspend time */
> clock->cycle_last = clock->read();
> offs_r = clock->read() - clock->cycle_last;
> now = xtime + offs_r;
>
> Thanks to Marcelo for tracking this down on the OLPC and providing the
> necessary details to analyze the root cause.
>
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
>
> --- a/kernel/time/timekeeping.c
> +++ b/kernel/time/timekeeping.c
> @@ -280,6 +280,8 @@ void __init timekeeping_init(void)
> static int timekeeping_suspended;
> /* time in seconds when suspend began */
> static unsigned long timekeeping_suspend_time;
> +/* xtime offset when we went into suspend */
> +static s64 timekeeping_suspend_offset;
>
> /**
> * timekeeping_resume - Resumes the generic timekeeping subsystem.
> @@ -305,6 +307,8 @@ static int timekeeping_resume(struct sys_device *dev)
> wall_to_monotonic.tv_sec -= sleep_length;
> total_sleep_time += sleep_length;
> }
> + /* Make sure that we have the correct xtime reference */
> + timespec_add_ns(&xtime, timekeeping_suspend_offset);
> /* re-base the last cycle value */
> clock->cycle_last = clocksource_read(clock);
> clock->error = 0;
> @@ -326,6 +330,8 @@ static int timekeeping_suspend(struct sys_device *dev, pm_message_t state)
> unsigned long flags;
>
> write_seqlock_irqsave(&xtime_lock, flags);
> timekeeping_suspended = 1;
> + /* Get the current xtime offset */
> + timekeeping_suspend_offset = __get_nsec_offset();
> timekeeping_suspend_time = read_persistent_clock();
> write_sequnlock_irqrestore(&xtime_lock, flags);
>

kernel/time/timekeeping.c: In function 'timekeeping_suspend':
kernel/time/timekeeping.c:335: error: implicit declaration of function '__get_nsec_offset'

sparc32, and presumably anything with CONFIG_GENERIC_TIME=n


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