Enable arm_global_timer for Zynq brakes boot

Daniel Lezcano daniel.lezcano at linaro.org
Mon Aug 12 12:49:17 EDT 2013

On 08/12/2013 06:32 PM, Sören Brinkmann wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 09:20:19AM -0700, Stephen Boyd wrote:
>> On 08/12/13 09:03, 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:
>> Sorry it had a bug depending on the registration order. Can you try this
>> one (tabs are probably spaces, sorry)? I will go read through this
>> thread to see if we already covered the registration order.
> That did it! Booted straight into the system. 

Good news :)

> The broadcast device is
> the TTC instead of GT, now.
> 	Tick Device: mode:     1
> 	Broadcast device
> 	Clock Event Device: ttc_clockevent
> 	 max_delta_ns:   1207932479
> 	 min_delta_ns:   18432
> 	 mult:           233015
> 	 shift:          32
> 	 mode:           1
> 	 next_event:     9223372036854775807 nsecs
> 	 set_next_event: ttc_set_next_event
> 	 set_mode:       ttc_set_mode
> 	 event_handler:  tick_handle_oneshot_broadcast
> 	 retries:        0
> 	tick_broadcast_mask: 00000000
> 	tick_broadcast_oneshot_mask: 00000000

At the first glance, the timer broadcast usage is not set, right ? Can
you try with the cpuidle flag even if it is not needed ?

  -- Daniel

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