[PATCH v23 09/11] acpi/arm64: Add memory-mapped timer support in GTDT driver

Will Deacon will.deacon at arm.com
Mon Apr 3 02:49:45 PDT 2017

On Sat, Apr 01, 2017 at 01:51:03AM +0800, fu.wei at linaro.org wrote:
> From: Fu Wei <fu.wei at linaro.org>
> On platforms booting with ACPI, architected memory-mapped timers'
> configuration data is provided by firmware through the ACPI GTDT
> static table.
> The clocksource architected timer kernel driver requires a firmware
> interface to collect timer configuration and configure its driver.
> this infrastructure is present for device tree systems, but it is
> missing on systems booting with ACPI.
> Implement the kernel infrastructure required to parse the static
> ACPI GTDT table so that the architected timer clocksource driver can
> make use of it on systems booting with ACPI, therefore enabling
> the corresponding timers configuration.
> Signed-off-by: Fu Wei <fu.wei at linaro.org>
> Signed-off-by: Hanjun Guo <hanjun.guo at linaro.org>
> ---
>  drivers/acpi/arm64/gtdt.c | 146 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  include/linux/acpi.h      |   1 +
>  2 files changed, 147 insertions(+)

We need Lorenzo's ack on this.


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