Re: [PATCH v2 RESEND 1/2] ARM: arch timer: Set the TVAL before timeris enabled

From: Rohit Vaswani
Date: Sat Sep 15 2012 - 15:54:16 EST

On 9/15/2012 10:00 AM, David Brown wrote:
On Sat, Sep 15, 2012 at 12:41:53AM -0700, Rohit Vaswani wrote:
On some hardware, the timer deasserts the interrupt when a
new TVAL is written only when the enable bit is cleared.
Hence explicitly disable the timer and then program the
TVAL followed by enabling the timer.
If this order is not followed, there are chances that
you would not receive any timer interrupts.
It's a little unclear to me who you intend to take this patch. In the
To field, you've listed Marc, the MSM maintainers, as well as Russell.
The MSM tree doesn't really make sense, since this is general ARM
code. Marc would make sense if you depend on an active patch series
he is working on, so he could include it.

I'm guessing you meant it for Russell, though, and the rest of us as

Yes, thanks for pointing that out. Sorry if the headers were confusing, I will be more mindful of this next time.


Rohit Vaswani

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