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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 0/8] NVIDIA Tegra clocksource driver improvements
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On 31/05/2019 14:33, Dmitry Osipenko wrote:
> 31.05.2019 11:26, Peter De Schrijver пишет:
>> On Fri, May 24, 2019 at 06:32:45PM +0300, Dmitry Osipenko wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> This series primarily unifies the driver code across all Tegra SoC
>>> generations. In a result the clocksources are allocated per-CPU on
>>> older Tegra's and have a higher rating than the arch-timer, the newer
>>> Tegra210 is getting support for microsecond clocksource and the driver's
>>> code is getting much cleaner. Note that arch-timer usage is discouraged on
>>> all Tegra's due to the time jitter caused by the CPU frequency scaling.
>>
>> I think the limitations are more as follows:
>>
>> Chip timer suffers cpu dvfs jitter can wakeup from cc7
>> T20 us-timer No Yes
>> T20 twd timer Yes No?
>> T30 us-timer No Yes
>> T30 twd timer Yes No?
>> T114 us-timer No Yes
>> T114 arch timer No Yes
>> T124 us-timer No Yes
>> T124 arch timer No Yes
>> T210 us-timer No Yes
>> T210 arch timer No No
>> T210 clk_m timer No Yes
>>
>> right?
>
> Doesn't arch timer run off the CPU clock? If yes (that's what I
> assumed), then it should be affected by the DVFS. Otherwise I'll lower
> the clocksource's rating for T114/124/132.
>
> TWD can't wake CPU from the power-down state, so it's a solid "No" for
> TWD in the "can wakeup from cc7" column.

Wouldn't make sense to rename the timer-tegra20.c to timer-tegra.c now ?


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