[PATCH v2 1/2] ARM: arch timer: Set the TVAL before timer is enabled

Rohit Vaswani rvaswani at codeaurora.org
Fri Sep 14 18:29:23 EDT 2012

On some hardware, the timer deasserts the interrupt when a
new TVAL is written only when the enable bit is cleared.
Hence explicitly disable the timer and then program the
TVAL followed by enabling the timer.
If this order is not followed, there are chances that
you would not receive any timer interrupts.

Signed-off-by: Rohit Vaswani <rvaswani at codeaurora.org>
 arch/arm/kernel/arch_timer.c |    5 +++--
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/arm/kernel/arch_timer.c b/arch/arm/kernel/arch_timer.c
index c04c2a6..8672a75 100644
--- a/arch/arm/kernel/arch_timer.c
+++ b/arch/arm/kernel/arch_timer.c
@@ -206,9 +206,10 @@ static inline void set_next_event(const int access, unsigned long evt)
 	unsigned long ctrl;
 	ctrl = arch_timer_reg_read(access, ARCH_TIMER_REG_CTRL);
+	arch_timer_reg_write(access, ARCH_TIMER_REG_CTRL, ctrl);
 	arch_timer_reg_write(access, ARCH_TIMER_REG_TVAL, evt);
 	arch_timer_reg_write(access, ARCH_TIMER_REG_CTRL, ctrl);
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