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SubjectRe: [PATCH] FRV: do_gettimeofday() should no longer use tickadj
Benjamin Herrenschmidt <> wrote:

> No, you do a chain handler. Look at how I do it in
> arch/powerpc/platform/pseries/setup.c for example. It's actually
> trivial. You install a special flow handler (which means that there is
> very little overhead, almost none, from the toplevel irq to the chained
> irq). You can _also_ if you want just install an IRQ handler for the
> cascaded controller and call generic_handle_irq (rather than __do_IRQ)
> from it, but that has more overhead. A chained handler completely
> relaces the flow handler for the cascade, and thus, if you don't need
> all of the nits and bits of the other flow handlers for your cascade,
> you can speed things up by hooking at that level.

Please update Documentation/DocBook/genericirq.tmpl. That doesn't mention it.

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