[PATCH v3 0/3] Make Armada 375 use the reference clock when possible
daniel.lezcano at linaro.org
Mon Nov 24 01:04:14 PST 2014
On 11/19/2014 11:45 AM, Wim Van Sebroeck wrote:
> Hi Daniel,
> I'll review before the weekend and will let you know something.
> But everything through one tree is fine by me.
did you have time to review this patchset ? I would like to send my PR
for tglx as soon as possible.
> Kind regards,
>> On 11/04/2014 02:21 PM, Ezequiel Garcia wrote:
>>> Hi Daniel, Wim:
>>> Seems we are ready to merge these, unless some objection raises. Do you
>>> you can take the patches through your trees?
>> Hi Wim,
>> I can take through my tree the entire patchset if you want but I need
>> your blessing for the watchdog part.
>> -- Daniel
>>> Changes from v2:
>>> * Fix messed up empty lines, as suggested by Thomas Petazzoni.
>>> Changes from v1:
>>> * Make the A375 timer and watchdog devicetree binding match the hardware
>>> and require the two available clocks: core and reference clock.
>>> This series adds support for the 25 MHz reference clock available on
>>> Armada 375 SoC to be used on the timer and watchdog drivers. It is
>>> similar to the one present in Armada XP SoC.
>>> Given we initially had access to only a very early SoC revision (A375 Z1)
>>> and due to a hardware issue, the timer and watchdog support was originally
>>> submitted to use the core clock.
>>> Now that the A0 SoC revision is out, we can fix this and use the reference
>>> clock. The reason for this change is that the core clock is subject to the
>>> SSCG (Spread Spectrum Clock Generator), so boards where SSCG is enabled
>>> exhibit a very large timer drift.
>>> Notice that this change will produce unpleseant results on A375 Z1, given
>>> reference 25 MHz clock doesn't work properly on that SoC revision.
>>> But since the Z1 revision is not supported by the recently submitted A375
>>> network driver (mvpp2), and therefore nobody is expected to run mainline
>>> (if there are users at all of this early revision), the support will be
>>> dropped entirely in a near future.
>>> To prevent any compatibility issues when booting with an older devicetree,
>>> this series provides proper fall backs in each case.
>>> The series applies on v3.18-rc2.
>>> Ezequiel Garcia (3):
>>> clocksource: armada-370-xp: Add missing clock enable
>>> watchdog: orion: Use the reference clock on Armada 375 SoC
>>> clocksource: armada-370-xp: Use the reference clock on A375 SoC
>>> .../bindings/timer/marvell,armada-370-xp-timer.txt | 9 +++--
>>> .../devicetree/bindings/watchdog/marvel.txt | 13 +++++++
>>> drivers/clocksource/time-armada-370-xp.c | 30 ++++++++++++++++
>>> drivers/watchdog/orion_wdt.c | 42
>>> 4 files changed, 90 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
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