[PATCH v7 1/4] arm64: arch_timer: Add device tree binding for hisilicon-161601 erratum

Ding Tianhong dingtianhong at huawei.com
Fri Jan 6 23:07:35 PST 2017

This erratum describes a bug in logic outside the core, so MIDR can't be
used to identify its presence, and reading an SoC-specific revision
register from common arch timer code would be awkward.  So, describe it
in the device tree.

Signed-off-by: Ding Tianhong <dingtianhong at huawei.com>
Acked-by: Rob Herring <robh at kernel.org>
 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/arch_timer.txt | 8 ++++++++
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/arch_timer.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/arch_timer.txt
index ad440a2..935f142 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/arch_timer.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/arch_timer.txt
@@ -31,6 +31,14 @@ to deliver its interrupts via SPIs.
   This also affects writes to the tval register, due to the implicit
   counter read.
+- hisilicon,erratum-161601 : A boolean property. Indicates the presence of
+  erratum 161601, which says that reading the counter is unreliable unless
+  reading twice on the register and the value of the second read is larger
+  than the first by less than 32. If the verification is unsuccessful, then
+  discard the value of this read and repeat this procedure until the verification
+  is successful.  This also affects writes to the tval register, due to the
+  implicit counter read.
 ** Optional properties:
 - arm,cpu-registers-not-fw-configured : Firmware does not initialize

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