Re: [stable] [PATCH v2] msm: timer: compensate for timer shift inmsm_read_timer_count

From: Greg KH
Date: Mon Jun 20 2011 - 18:19:02 EST

On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 01:55:38PM -0700, Jeff Ohlstein wrote:
> Some msm targets have timers whose lower bits are unreliable. So, we
> present our timers as lower frequency than they actually are, and ignore
> the bottom 5 bits on such targets. This compensation was erroneously
> removed from the msm_read_timer_count function, so restore it.
> This was broken by 94790ec25 "msm: timer: SMP timer support for msm".
> Signed-off-by: Jeff Ohlstein <johlstei@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> arch/arm/mach-msm/timer.c | 6 +++++-
> 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)


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