Please revert "use todc time functions for PPC_PREP" changeset
leigh at solinno.co.uk
Fri Mar 5 19:19:39 EST 2004
Tom Rini said:
> On Sat, Feb 28, 2004 at 08:43:06AM -0000, Leigh Brown wrote:
>> Andrew Morton said:
>> > "Leigh Brown" <leigh at solinno.co.uk> wrote:
>> >> Your patch (ChangeSet at 1.1557.41.25) breaks the 43p140 and Carolina,
>> >> probably quite a few other RS/6000 based PRePs. I was a bit
>> >> to see it 2.6.3.
>> >> http://linux.bkbits.net:email@example.com?nav=index.html|ChangeSet@-firstname.lastname@example.org
>> >> Can we revert this until there is a working version, please?
>> > It wouild help if you could define "breaks".
>> Sorry! It hangs during boot, before any output on the serial console.
>> got as far as working out that it hangs somewhere in
>> arch/ppc/kernel/time.c:time_init() (or one of the called functions).
> Er.. Didn't we talk about this awhile ago, and get a different version
> of this patch working back in 2.4? The problem was that we couldn't use
> todc_calibrate_decr we had to still grab the value from the residual
> data. And I thought I had kept that logic still..
Just a quick update on this. Tom has a patch that I've tested that
makes it work again. I very much hope it will be submitted shortly.
Thanks all for your help.
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