[PATCH 0/2] Couple of DRA7 hwmod patches on Timers
s-anna at ti.com
Mon Mar 23 09:30:13 PDT 2015
>> Following are couple of DRA7 hwmod patches for the GPTimers.
>> Patches based on 4.0-rc1.
>> The first patch adds the data for timers 13 through 16, the DT
>> nodes are already present, and when enabled without the hwmod
>> data triggers a l3_noc interrupt and hangs the kernel boot .
>> The boot hang can also be fixed by checking the return status
>> of pm_runtime_get_sync() in the OMAP dmtimer probe, I will post
>> a separate fix for that.
>> Second patch is a minor fix.
> Thanks. Sounds like the first one should go in for v4.0-rc fixes, and the
> second one can wait for v4.1?
> If so then could you repost the first fix to include the description of
> why it should go in early in the patch description ("the DT nodes are
> already present, and when enabled without the hwmod data triggers a l3_noc
> interrupt and hangs the kernel boot"). That should avoid anyone
> questioning why it would go in as a v4.0-rc fix at this point, and should
> help the -stable crew out.
Actually, both of them can be queued for v4.1. Tony has already sent a
pull request with the fixes  in the driver. The driver fixes will
scale for all SoCs, so will fix this boot issue as well if anyone tries
to enable these timers.
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