[PATCH 2/5] Implement generic time of day clocksource for powerpc machines.
dwg at au1.ibm.com
Thu Sep 20 13:29:35 EST 2007
On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 06:54:41PM -0700, Daniel Walker wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-09-20 at 11:46 +1000, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> > Daniel Walker writes:
> > > On Thu, 2007-09-20 at 10:52 +1000, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> > > > Daniel Walker writes:
> > > >
> > > > > If you switch to the rtc do the shift and mult need to change?
> > > >
> > > > You can't switch; any given CPU chip will have either the RTC or the
> > > > timebase but not both.
> > >
> > > The code is switching between to clock read functions .. If they are
> > What part of "you can't switch" wasn't clear? __USE_RTC() is a
> > constant on any given machine.
> Maybe say "It a constant" up front .. The value that is output from the
> clocksource read is converted to nanoseconds .. This clocksource is only
> designed to work with the timebase, so it doesn't make sense to output
> an rtc value.
I believe "rtc" in a 601 context means something different to "rtc" in
a general context...
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