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Date:   Tue, 18 Aug 2020 09:40:56 +0800
From:   zhukeqian <>
To:     Marc Zyngier <>
CC:     <>,
        <>, <>,
        Steven Price <>,
        Andrew Jones <>,
        Catalin Marinas <>,
        Will Deacon <>,
        James Morse <>,
        Suzuki K Poulose <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] clocksource: arm_arch_timer: Simplify and fix count
 reader code logic

Hi Marc,

On 2020/8/17 20:52, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> On 2020-08-17 13:24, Keqian Zhu wrote:
>> In commit 0ea415390cd3 (clocksource/arm_arch_timer: Use arch_timer_read_counter
>> to access stable counters), we separate stable and normal count reader. Actually
>> the stable reader can correctly lead us to normal reader if we has no
>> workaround.
> Resulting in an unnecessary overhead on non-broken systems that can run
OK, so I got the purpose of that patch wrong.
>> Besides, in erratum_set_next_event_tval_generic(), we use normal reader, it is
>> obviously wrong, so just revert this commit to solve this problem by the way.
> If you want to fix something, post a patch that does exactly that.
I will.

>         M.

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