[PATCH] arm: fix regression in ixp4xx clocksource

Richard Cochran richardcochran at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 09:10:56 EDT 2011

On Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 03:38:05PM +0200, Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
> > Commit 234b6ceddb4fc2a4bc5b9a7670f070f6e69e0868
> >
> >    clocksource: convert ARM 32-bit up counting clocksources
> >
> > broke the build for ixp4xx and made big endian operation impossible.
> > This commit restores the original behaviour.
> So, what do we do with this?
> It would be nice to have the fix in the tree before 3.0.
> I guess I'll add this if nothing better shows up.

I'll say it once again:

If IXP is the only machine that needs this exception, then I think my
patch is okay. Otherwise, we would want a set of big-endian-friendly
clock reading methods.

But I really don't know whether IXP is all alone in this...

Just my 2 cents,


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