[PATCH] ARM: local timers: Allow boot CPU to have its timer running early

Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD plagnioj at jcrosoft.com
Thu Jun 2 12:31:52 EDT 2011

On 15:03 Wed 01 Jun     , Marc Zyngier wrote:
> Currently, the boot CPU has its local timer enabled long after
> the delay loop has been calibrated. This makes it impossible to
> boot a system that only uses local timers, like the A15.
> Use late_time_init hook to initialize the boot CPU local timer.
> Since shmobile is already using this hook, add an ARM specific
> arm_late_time_init hook that platforms can use instead.
> Cc: Paul Mundt <lethal at linux-sh.org>
> Cc: Magnus Damm <magnus.damm at gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier at arm.com>
I propose to switch to early platform devce and earlytimer

this will avoid the arm_late_time_init hook

and will make it cross arch

Best Regards,

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