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

Greg Ungerer gerg at snapgear.com
Fri Apr 29 03:55:17 EDT 2011

Hi Andrew,

On 29/04/11 06:47, Andrew Victor wrote:
> hi Russell,
>>> I think it would be cleaner still if the "struct sys_timer" could
>>> include a register-base-address field. áRussell?
>> That's not really what all platforms want, and with the advent of
>> clocksources and clock events, I think the sys_timer thing is mostly
>> dead.
> How would those systems initialize the system-timer?
> An "init_timer" method in the machine-description?
>> I've been thinking about killing it off for a while for those platforms
>> using the GENERIC_CLOCKEVENTS stuff. áFrom what I can see, the only
>> real users of it are: acorn (riscpc), at91x40, clps711x, ebsa110,
>> ep93xx, h720x, ixp2000, ixp23xx, ks8695, nuc93x, pnx4008, and samsung.
>> It would be nice to get the modern stuff out of that converted to the
>> clockevents/clocksource stuff - any chance of that happening for
>> AT91x40?
> The AT91x40 (ARM7) is maintained by Greg Ungerer.
> Greg?

I'll have a look when I get a minute.


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