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Re: [PATCH -v5 02/11] MIPS: add mips_timecounter_read() to get high prec

To: rostedt@goodmis.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH -v5 02/11] MIPS: add mips_timecounter_read() to get high precision timestamp
From: Wu Zhangjin <wuzhangjin@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2009 22:42:03 +0800
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>, Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>, Nicholas Mc Guire <der.herr@hofr.at>, Richard Sandiford <rdsandiford@googlemail.com>, David Daney <ddaney@caviumnetworks.com>, Adam Nemet <anemet@caviumnetworks.com>, Patrik Kluba <kpajko79@gmail.com>, Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
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Hi,

On Mon, 2009-10-26 at 10:34 -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-10-26 at 22:25 +0800, Wu Zhangjin wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > On Mon, 2009-10-26 at 10:01 -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> > [...]
> > > Some patches touch core tracing code, and some are arch specific. Now
> > > the question is how do we go. I prefer that we go the path of the
> > > tracing tree (easier for me to test).
> > 
> > Just coped with the feedbacks from Frederic Weisbecker.
> > 
> > I will rebase the whole patches to your git repo(the following one?) and
> > send them out as the -v6 revision:
> > 
> > git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/rostedt/linux-2.6-trace.git 
> > tip/tracing/core
> 
> Actually, I always base off of tip itself. Don't use mine. Use this one:
> 
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip.git  
> tracing/core
> 
> Then we will stay in sync.
> 

Okay, pulling it...

> > 
> > >  But every patch that touches MIPS
> > > arch, needs an Acked-by from the MIPS maintainer. Which I see is Ralf
> > > (on the Cc of this patch set.)
> > > 
> > 
> > Looking forward to the feedback from Ralf, Seems he is a little busy.
> > and also looking forward to the testing result from the other MIPS
> > developers, so, we can ensure ftrace for MIPS really function!
> > 
> > Welcome to clone this branch and test it:
> > 
> > git://dev.lemote.com/rt4ls.git  linux-mips/dev/ftrace-upstream
> 
> I already have your repo as a remote ;-)
> 

Thanks :-)

> > 
> > And this document will tell you how to play with it:
> > Documentation/trace/ftrace.txt
> 
> Did you add to it?

I have never touched the file, just hope some newbies(like me) can
follow it and help to test it :-)

Thanks & Regards,
        Wu Zhangjin


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