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

From: David Brown
Date: Mon Jun 20 2011 - 19:27:25 EST

On Mon, Jun 20 2011, Greg KH wrote:

> 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(-)
> <formletter>
> This is not the correct way to submit patches for inclusion in the
> stable kernel tree. Please read Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
> for how to do this properly.
> </formletter>

I don't think this patch was intended for stable in the first place.
Jeff, this is a fix for 3.0-rcx, right?


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