On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 06:35:28PM +0200, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> 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?
Oh, really? :)
1) I don't see you " get rid of calibrate_*() function"
2) oh, why? because your "generic counter frequence" is not generic -
it requires board-specific routines. I was referring to using
jiffies to calibrate frequency.
3) I also don't see picky boards "do its calibration in board_timer_init()".
Your proposal differs in every count. :)