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Re: Any NXP PNX user left (was: Re: pnx_clocksource broken?)

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Subject: Re: Any NXP PNX user left (was: Re: pnx_clocksource broken?)
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 12:54:43 +0100
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On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 04:00:40PM +0200, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> > Looking at arch/mips/pnx8550/common/time.c the pnx_clocksource never
> > seems to be assigned a mult/shift value before it calls
> > clocksource_register(). Clearly this is broken and I suspect this
> > clocksource is never used.
> > 
> > I was hoping to convert this driver over (its the last of 3
> > remaining) to use clocksource_register_hz/khz() but I'm not sure
> > what the actual frequency of the hardware should be. Is
> > mips_hpt_frequency the right value here?
> > 
> > Even so, if this is clocksource is never used, should it just be removed?
> Iow PNX has not had a functioning clocksource for a very long time.  Equally
> there has not been any user feedback for ages and I wonder if that makes the
> PNX code a candidate for removal.
> Any remaining PNX users should raise their voice now or PNX will be
> toast.  Soon.

Not soon at all but nobody's answered so I've removed all of PNX8550.


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