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SubjectRe: [PATCH] clk: bcm: Add driver for Northstar ILP clock
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On 07/29/2016 01:52 PM, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
> On 29 July 2016 at 22:49, Ray Jui <ray.jui@broadcom.com> wrote:
>> On 7/29/2016 1:46 PM, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
>>> On 29 July 2016 at 22:44, Ray Jui <ray.jui@broadcom.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On 7/29/2016 5:58 AM, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> From: Rafał Miłecki <rafal@milecki.pl>
>>>>>
>>>>> This clock is present on cheaper Northstar devices like BCM53573 or
>>>>> BCM47189 using Corex-A7. This driver uses PMU (Power Management Unit)
>>>>> to calculate clock rate and allows using it in a generic (clk_*) way.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I thought Northstar uses Cortex A9 instead of A7?
>>>
>>>
>>> [ 0.000000] CPU: ARMv7 Processor [410fc075] revision 5 (ARMv7),
>>> cr=10c5387d
>>> [ 0.000000] CPU: PIPT / VIPT nonaliasing data cache, VIPT aliasing
>>> instruction cache
>>> [ 0.000000] Machine model: Tenda AC9
>>>
>>
>> Yeah ARMv7 instruction set but the core is Cortex A7. Both Cortex A7 and A9
>> use ARMv7 instructions.
>
> OK, sorry for irrelevant part then :)
>
> This is from BCM4709C0:
> bcma: bus0: Core 10 found: ARM Cortex A9 core (ihost) (manuf 0x4BF, id
> 0x510, rev 0x07, class 0x0)
>
> This is from BCM47189B0::
> bcma: bus0: Core 3 found: ARM CA7 (manuf 0x4BF, id 0x847, rev 0x00, class 0x0)
>

This is indeed a Cortex A7-based chip, not clear if putting this chip in
the Northstar family is accurate here because it really seems to have a
different architecture from the NS/NSP family here...
--
Florian

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