Re: Enable arm_global_timer for Zynq brakes boot

From: Stephen Boyd
Date: Mon Aug 12 2013 - 12:41:01 EST

On 08/12/13 09:24, SÃren Brinkmann wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 09:20:19AM -0700, Stephen Boyd wrote:
>> On 08/12/13 09:03, SÃren Brinkmann wrote:
>>> On Fri, Aug 09, 2013 at 10:27:57AM -0700, Stephen Boyd wrote:
>>>> On 08/09, Daniel Lezcano wrote:
>>>>> yes, but at least the broadcast mechanism should send an IPI to cpu0 to
>>>>> wake it up, no ? As Stephen stated this kind of configuration should has
>>>>> never been tested before so the tick broadcast code is not handling this
>>>>> case properly IMHO.
>>>> If you have a per-cpu tick device that isn't suffering from
>>>> FEAT_C3_STOP why wouldn't you use that for the tick versus a
>>>> per-cpu tick device that has FEAT_C3_STOP? It sounds like there
>>>> is a bug in the preference logic or you should boost the rating
>>>> of the arm global timer above the twd. Does this patch help? It
>>>> should make the arm global timer the tick device and whatever the
>>>> cadence timer you have into the broadcast device.
>>> I finally got to test your patch. Unfortunately, it makes the system
>>> hang even earlier:
>> Sorry it had a bug depending on the registration order. Can you try this
>> one (tabs are probably spaces, sorry)? I will go read through this
>> thread to see if we already covered the registration order.
> What is the base for your patch? I based my GT enable patch on 3.11-rc3
> and for consistency in our debugging, I didn't move it elsewhere since.
> Your patch doesn't apply cleanly on it. I see if I can work it out, just
> let me know if it depends on something not available in 3.11-rc3.

I applied this on 3.11-rc4. I don't think anything has changed there
between rc3 and rc4. so you're probably running into the whitespace problem.

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