[PATCH 3/5] ARM: twd: Add context save restore support

Russell King - ARM Linux linux at arm.linux.org.uk
Mon Jan 24 06:06:09 EST 2011

On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 02:21:17PM +0530, Santosh Shilimkar wrote:
> In CPU low power state, local timer looses its register context. This
> patch adds context save restore hooks which can be used by platforms
> appropriately.

I thought the whole point of CLOCK_EVT_FEAT_C3STOP was that the generic
timer stuff wouldn't rely on it being kept alive?

Hmm, it looks like we bypass the clockevents code by only setting the
TWD load value at initialization time, not when we switch to periodic
mode.  We really ought to rewrite it whenever we switch back to periodic

I suspect fixing that means you won't need this save/restore support.

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