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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 3/3] Try to convert non-trivial clocksources to clocksource_register_hz
On Fri, 30 Apr 2010 18:36:25 -0700
John Stultz <johnstul@us.ibm.com> wrote:

> NOT FOR INCLUSION!
> NOT FOR INCLUSION!
>
> I've already gone through and converted the rest of the clocksources
> to use clocksource_register_hz, and I'll be hopefully pushing those
> to arch maintainers for 2.6.36-2.6.37.
>
> However, in going through all the clocksources, I hit a few
> non-trivial conversions and wanted to bring them up on the list
> early so they can be handled soon.
>
> The following patch tries to convert the non-trival clocksources
> to use clocksource_register_hz/khz. It is likely broken. I will
> need arch maintainer help to figure out the best way to resovle
> these clocksources.
>
> This patch requires the previous "Add clocksource_register_hz/khz
> interface" patch to build.
>
> So any help maintainers can provide in finding solutions to
> break the mult/shift assumptions in the arch code would be
> greatly appreciated!
>
> thanks
> -john
>
> NOT FOR INCLUSION!
> NOT FOR INCLUSION!

The s390 conversion to clocksource_register_khz looks good - at least
the kilo hertz value is correct. Bit 2^12 of the TOD value are
microseconds, which makes one millisecond (1000<<12).

--
blue skies,
Martin.

"Reality continues to ruin my life." - Calvin.



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