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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 00/10] Add persistent clock support
On Mon, May 14, 2018 at 04:55:26PM +0800, Baolin Wang wrote:
> Hi,
>
> We will meet below issues when compensating the suspend time for the timekeeping.
>
> 1. We have too many different ways of dealing with persistent timekeeping
> across architectures, so it is hard for one driver to compatable with different
> architectures.
>
> 2. On some platforms (such as Spreadtrum platform), we registered the high
> resolution timer as one clocksource to update the OS time, but the high
> resolution timer will be stopped in suspend state. So we use another one
> always-on timer (but low resolution) to calculate the suspend time to
> compensate the OS time. Though we can register the always-on timer as one
> clocksource, we need re-calculate the mult/shift with one larger conversion
> range to calculate the suspend time and need update the clock in case of
> running over the always-on timer.

First, can you elaborate what you mean by 'suspend state' ? On which power
domain the clocksource belongs to?


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