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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 33/36] AArch64: Generic timers support
    On 07/12/2012 10:31 AM, Marc Zyngier wrote:
    > On Thu, 12 Jul 2012 09:57:33 -0700, John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org>
    > wrote:
    >
    >> So following ia64's method is probably better then copying the 8253's
    >> rate if you're not concerned about tick-granularity error.
    > The 8253 is completely meaningless in our case (though I'm sure someone
    > could try and bold one on the side of an Aarch64 CPU...), so going the ia64
    > way is probably best (erm... this last bit doesn't sound quite right,
    > doesn't it?).

    Sorry, the "copying the 8253's" bit didn't come out sarcastic enough. :)

    The best solution would be to include the actual tick-granularity, but
    given its not really an architecture constant (which CLOCK_TICK_RATE
    assumes), that probably wouldn't be appropriate.

    thanks
    -john



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