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SubjectRe: [PATCH] MIPS: clockevent drivers: set ->min_delta_ticks and ->max_delta_ticks
On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 09:47:32PM +0200, Nicolai Stange wrote:

> In preparation for making the clockevents core NTP correction aware,
> all clockevent device drivers must set ->min_delta_ticks and
> ->max_delta_ticks rather than ->min_delta_ns and ->max_delta_ns: a
> clockevent device's rate is going to change dynamically and thus, the
> ratio of ns to ticks ceases to stay invariant.
> Make the MIPS arch's clockevent drivers initialize these fields properly.
> This patch alone doesn't introduce any change in functionality as the
> clockevents core still looks exclusively at the (untouched) ->min_delta_ns
> and ->max_delta_ns. As soon as this has changed, a followup patch will
> purge the initialization of ->min_delta_ns and ->max_delta_ns from these
> drivers.
> Signed-off-by: Nicolai Stange <>

Acked-by: Ralf Baechle <>

Feel free to push this to Linus.


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