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Date:	Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:30:40 +0200
From:	Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano@...aro.org>
To:	amit daniel kachhap <amit.daniel@...sung.com>
CC:	"linux-samsung-soc@...r.kernel.org" 
	<linux-samsung-soc@...r.kernel.org>,
	Kukjin Kim <kgene.kim@...sung.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	LAK <linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	David Riley <davidriley@...omium.org>,
	Doug Anderson <dianders@...omium.org>,
	Tomasz Figa <tomasz.figa@...il.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] clocksource: exynos-mct: Register the timer for stable
 udelay

On 06/19/2014 12:21 PM, amit daniel kachhap wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 2:41 PM, Daniel Lezcano
> <daniel.lezcano@...aro.org> wrote:
>> On 06/19/2014 10:39 AM, Amit Daniel Kachhap wrote:
>>>
>>> This patch register the exynos mct clocksource as the current timer
>>> as it has constant clock rate. This will generate correct udelay for the
>>> exynos platform and avoid using unnecessary calibrated jiffies. This
>>> change
>>> has been tested on exynos5420 based board and udelay is very close to
>>> expected.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Amit Daniel Kachhap <amit.daniel@...sung.com>
>>> ---
>>> Changes in V2:
>>> * Added #defines for ARM and ARM64 as pointed by Doug Anderson.
>>>
>>> Patches from David Riley confirmed that udelay is broken in exynos5420.
>>> Link to those patches are,
>>> 1) https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/4344911/
>>> 2) https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/4344881/
>>>
>>>    drivers/clocksource/exynos_mct.c | 15 +++++++++++++++
>>>    1 file changed, 15 insertions(+)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/clocksource/exynos_mct.c
>>> b/drivers/clocksource/exynos_mct.c
>>> index f71d55f..02927e2 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/clocksource/exynos_mct.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/clocksource/exynos_mct.c
>>> @@ -195,10 +195,25 @@ static u64 notrace exynos4_read_sched_clock(void)
>>>          return exynos4_frc_read(&mct_frc);
>>>    }
>>>
>>> +static struct delay_timer exynos4_delay_timer;
>>> +
>>> +static unsigned long exynos4_read_current_timer(void)
>>> +{
>>> +#ifdef ARM
>>> +       return __raw_readl(reg_base + EXYNOS4_MCT_G_CNT_L);
>>> +#else /* ARM64, etc */
>>> +       return exynos4_frc_read(&mct_frc);
>>> +#endif
>>> +}
>>> +
>>
>>
>> There isn't another solution than that ? macros definitions in C file are
>> avoided as much as possible.
> I also didn't want to use macros but used as a last option. you want
> me to put more comments here?
> Or something like below is also possible for checking the size of
> (unsigned long) in runtime.
>
> unsigned long x;
> unsigned int size = (char *)(&x + 1) - (char *)(&x);
> if (size == 4)
>             return __raw_readl(reg_base + EXYNOS4_MCT_G_CNT_L);
> else
>             return exynos4_frc_read(&mct_frc);
>
> But this involves extra computation which should not be used for time
> critical functions.
> Any suggestion?

AFAIU, Doug may change the exynos4_frc_read to be 32 bits. So may not 
need those macros as 'exynos4_frc_read' could be used instead.

Doug may confirm this.

>>>    static void __init exynos4_clocksource_init(void)
>>>    {
>>>          exynos4_mct_frc_start();
>>>
>>> +       exynos4_delay_timer.read_current_timer =
>>> &exynos4_read_current_timer;
>>
>>
>> &exynos4_read_current_timer ?
> Any issue in the naming?

No problem with the naming. As Tomasz pointed also, you are passing '&' 
for the function pointer.

>>> +       exynos4_delay_timer.freq = clk_rate;
>>> +       register_current_timer_delay(&exynos4_delay_timer);
>>> +
>>>          if (clocksource_register_hz(&mct_frc, clk_rate))
>>>                  panic("%s: can't register clocksource\n", mct_frc.name);
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
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