Re: [PATCH 02/11] ARM: remove extra timer-sp control register clearing

From: Rob Herring
Date: Thu Mar 21 2013 - 22:36:24 EST

On 03/21/2013 02:23 PM, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 05:54:02PM -0500, Rob Herring wrote:
>> From: Rob Herring <rob.herring@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> The timer-sp initialization code clears the control register before
>> initializing the timers, so every platform doing this is redundant.
>> For unused timers, we should not care what state they are in.
> NAK. We do care what state they're in. What if they have their interrupt
> enable bit set, and IRQ is shared with the clock event timer?
> No, this patch is just wrong.

Okay, I can have the timer init function clear the register in the case
that even when the timer is unused.


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