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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 1/5] powerpc/85xx: implement hardware timebase sync
    Zhao Chenhui wrote:
    > If the guts variable is NULL, it indicates there is error in dts or kernel.
    > We should fix the error, rather than ignore it.

    And that's why there's a warning message. Crashing the kernel is not
    going to fix anything.

    > Moreover, if smp_85xx_ops.give/take_timebase is NULL, kernel can not do the timebase sync.

    Is that necessary for the kernel to boot?

    Timur Tabi
    Linux kernel developer at Freescale

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