[PATCH 09/14] at91: switch pit timer to early platform devices

Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD plagnioj at jcrosoft.com
Thu Apr 28 13:33:16 EDT 2011

On 18:56 Thu 28 Apr     , Andrew Victor wrote:
> hi,
> > > And that's another reason to say no to this.  Please stop inventing new
> > > ways to do things unless you're prepared to provide it as a replacement
> > > for all the (ARM) platforms we have in the kernel.
> > Personally I do not change the current arm way
> > 
> > I init the timer during system_timer->init
> > 
> > I just the the early device their to pass the resources
> > but if switch all arm timer this way is fine to you I'm ready to do the whole
> > update
> Well, attached is a simpler way of passing the base-address to the timer
> drivers.  It will solve the timer issues with a single kernel supporting
> multiple AT91 processors.
I really don't like the idea of having global var for driver

Best Regards,

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