Enable arm_global_timer for Zynq brakes boot

Daniel Lezcano daniel.lezcano at linaro.org
Mon Aug 12 12:08:46 EDT 2013

On 08/12/2013 06:03 PM, Sören Brinkmann wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 09, 2013 at 10:27:57AM -0700, Stephen Boyd wrote:
>> On 08/09, Daniel Lezcano wrote:
>>> yes, but at least the broadcast mechanism should send an IPI to cpu0 to
>>> wake it up, no ? As Stephen stated this kind of configuration should has
>>> never been tested before so the tick broadcast code is not handling this
>>> case properly IMHO.
>> If you have a per-cpu tick device that isn't suffering from
>> FEAT_C3_STOP why wouldn't you use that for the tick versus a
>> per-cpu tick device that has FEAT_C3_STOP? It sounds like there
>> is a bug in the preference logic or you should boost the rating
>> of the arm global timer above the twd. Does this patch help? It
>> should make the arm global timer the tick device and whatever the
>> cadence timer you have into the broadcast device.
> I finally got to test your patch. Unfortunately, it makes the system
> hang even earlier:

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Can you boot with maxcpus=1 and then give the result of timer_list ?

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