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SubjectRe: [PATCH V2 2/6] clocksource: tegra: add Tegra210 timer driver
On Mon, Jan 28, 2019 at 04:09:08PM +0100, Thierry Reding wrote:


> Up to here this is a duplicate of timer-tegra20.c. And a lot of
> tegra210_timer_init() is the same as tegra20_timer_init() as well. Can't
> we unify the two drivers instead?
> The power cycle restrictions of the architected timer, do they not apply
> to chips earlier than Tegra210 either? So don't we need all of these
> additional features on the timer-tegra20.c driver as well? If so that

No. Chips prior to Tegra114 do not have an arch timer and the arch timer
does work correctly on Cortex-A15 so Tegra114 and Tegra124 can use it.
It's broken on Cortex-A57 though, so we can't use it as a wakeup source
on Tegra210.


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