[PATCH v2] staging: tidspbridge: request dmtimer clocks on init

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Fri Dec 9 00:07:33 UTC 2011


On Thu, Dec 08, 2011 at 02:16:10PM -0600, Ramirez Luna, Omar wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 2:11 PM, Felipe Contreras
> <felipe.contreras at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 12:18 AM, Omar Ramirez Luna <omar.ramirez at ti.com> wrote:
> >> Given that dm timer framework doesn't support request of clocks
> >> by soft | hard irqs because some recent changes, tidspbridge needs
> >> to request its clocks on init and enable/disable them on demand.
> >>
> >> This was first seen on 3.2-rc1.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Omar Ramirez Luna <omar.ramirez at ti.com>
> >
> > Tested-by: Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras at gmail.com>
> > Reviewed-by: Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras at gmail.com>
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> > Something the commit message didn't mention is that this fixes a nasty
> > continuous loop that happens as soon as you load the module.
> 
> Indeed.
> 
> > Definitely 3.2-fix material IMO :)
> 
> I believe it was pushed to staging-next... I'm rooting so it can be
> pushed to staging-linus :)

As it wasn't originally stated that this was a problem that needed to be
fixed for 3.2, can it wait for 3.3-rc1?  Especially given that there is
still discussion about this?

thanks,

greg k-h



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