[kvm-unit-tests PATCH] arm: expand the timer tests

Alexandru Elisei alexandru.elisei at arm.com
Mon Jan 13 06:07:33 PST 2020


On 1/13/20 1:48 PM, Alexandru Elisei wrote:
> [..]
>> +	isb();
>> +	report(!gic_timer_pending(info), "not pending before UINT64_MAX (irqs on)");
> This check can be improved. You want to check the timer CTL.ISTATUS here, not the
> gic. A device (in this case, the timer) can assert the interrupt, but the gic does
> not sample it immediately. Come to think of it, the entire timer test is wrong
> because of this.

I'll write a patch for it in v4 of my fixes series.

Thanks,
Alex





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