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Re: [patch] Generic time trailing clean-ups

To: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Subject: Re: [patch] Generic time trailing clean-ups
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2003 18:35:28 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
In-reply-to: <20030814091326.A1203@mvista.com>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Original-recipient: rfc822;linux-mips@linux-mips.org
Sender: linux-mips-bounce@linux-mips.org
On Thu, 14 Aug 2003, Jun Sun wrote:

> I am completely lost in your arguments.  Let us keep it to the basic.
> 
> Tell me what is wrong with the following, and why your proposal
> is better than this:
> 
> 1) get rid of calibrate_*() function
> 2) introduce a generic counter frequence calibration routine, which
>    is only invoked when mips_counter_frequency is 0.
> 3) If any board is not happy with this calibration, it is free to
>    do its calibration in board_timer_init(), which would set
>    mips_counter_frequency to be non-zero.

 So I am lost, too.  What I proposed with the patch is exactly what you
describe above.  So what's wrong with it?

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