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SubjectRe: [tip: timers/core] clocksource/drivers/timer-probe: Avoid creating dead devices
Saravana Kannan <> writes:
> On Tue, Mar 24, 2020 at 11:34 AM Saravana Kannan <> wrote:
> I took a closer look. So two different drivers [1] [2] are saying they
> know how to handle "arm,vexpress-sysreg" and are expecting to run at
> the same time. That seems a bit unusual to me. I wonder if this is a
> violation of the device-driver model because this expectation would
> never be allowed if these device drivers were actual drivers
> registered with driver-core. But that's a discussion for another time.
> To fix this issue you are facing, this patch should work:

Sorry, that's not a fix. That's a crude hack.

As this is also causing trouble on tegra30-cardhu-a04 the only sane
solution is to revert it and start over with a proper solution for the
vexpress problem and a root cause analysis for the tegra.



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