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    SubjectRe: [stable] [PATCH v2] msm: timer: compensate for timer shift in msm_read_timer_count
    On Mon, Jun 20 2011, Greg KH wrote:

    > On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 01:55:38PM -0700, Jeff Ohlstein wrote:
    >> Some msm targets have timers whose lower bits are unreliable. So, we
    >> present our timers as lower frequency than they actually are, and ignore
    >> the bottom 5 bits on such targets. This compensation was erroneously
    >> removed from the msm_read_timer_count function, so restore it.
    >> This was broken by 94790ec25 "msm: timer: SMP timer support for msm".
    >> Signed-off-by: Jeff Ohlstein <>
    >> ---
    >> arch/arm/mach-msm/timer.c | 6 +++++-
    >> 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
    > <formletter>
    > This is not the correct way to submit patches for inclusion in the
    > stable kernel tree. Please read Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
    > for how to do this properly.
    > </formletter>

    I don't think this patch was intended for stable in the first place.
    Jeff, this is a fix for 3.0-rcx, right?


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