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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 0/8] clocksource: Fix MIPS GIC and DW APB Timer for Baikal-T1 SoC support
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On 21/05/2020 22:48, Serge Semin wrote:
> As for all Baikal-T1 SoC related patchsets, which need this, we replaced
> the DW APB Timer legacy plain text-based dt-binding file with DT schema.
> Similarly the MIPS GIC bindings file is also converted to DT schema seeing
> it also defines the MIPS GIC Timer binding.
>
> Aside from MIPS-specific r4k timer Baikal-T1 chip also provides a
> functionality of two another timers: embedded into the MIPS GIC timer and
> three external DW timers available over APB bus. But we can't use them
> before the corresponding drivers are properly fixed. First of all DW APB
> Timer shouldn't be bound to a single CPU, since as being accessible over
> APB they are external with respect to all possible CPUs. Secondly there
> might be more than just two DW APB Timers in the system (Baikal-T1 has
> three of them), so permit the driver to use one of them as a clocksource
> and the rest - for clockevents. Thirdly it's possible to use MIPS GIC
> timer as a clocksource so register it in the corresponding subsystem
> (the patch has been found in the Paul Burton MIPS repo so I left the
> original Signed-off-by attribute). Finally in the same way as r4k timer
> the MIPS GIC timer should be used with care when CPUFREQ config is enabled
> since in case of CM2 the timer counting depends on the CPU reference clock
> frequency while the clocksource subsystem currently doesn't support the
> timers with non-stable clock.
>
> This patchset is rebased and tested on the mainline Linux kernel 5.7-rc4:
> base-commit: 0e698dfa2822 ("Linux 5.7-rc4")
> tag: v5.7-rc4

Applied patch 1,2,4,5,6,7,8

Thanks!

-- Daniel


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