[PATCHv2 08/11] arm: arch_timer: add arch_counter_set_user_access
mark.rutland at arm.com
Fri Jan 11 12:54:53 EST 2013
On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 04:50:53PM +0000, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 01:40:22PM +0000, Santosh Shilimkar wrote:
> > On Wednesday 09 January 2013 09:37 PM, Mark Rutland wrote:
> > > Several bits in CNTKCTL reset to 0, including PL0VTEN. For platforms
> > > using the generic timer which wish to have a fast gettimeofday vDSO
> > > implementation, these bits must be set to 1 by the kernel. On other
> > > platforms, the bootloader might enable userspace access when we don't
> > > want it.
> > >
> > > This patch adds arch_counter_set_user_access, which sets the PL0 access
> > > permissions to that required by the platform. For arm, this currently
> > minor nit.
> > s/arm/ARM
> I think Mark meant arch/arm. Or we could call it AArch32 where we don't
> use this feature.
Indeed, I meant arch/arm. I'll try to be more consistent with that in future.
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