Re: [PATCH v2] arm64: kernel: initialize broadcast hrtimer based clock event device

2014-05-30 Thread Preeti U Murthy
On 05/29/2014 10:46 PM, Lorenzo Pieralisi wrote: On platforms implementing CPU power management, the CPUidle subsystem can allow CPUs to enter idle states where local timers logic is lost on power down. To keep the software timers functional the kernel relies on an always-on broadcast timer to

[PATCH v2] arm64: kernel: initialize broadcast hrtimer based clock event device

2014-05-29 Thread Lorenzo Pieralisi
On platforms implementing CPU power management, the CPUidle subsystem can allow CPUs to enter idle states where local timers logic is lost on power down. To keep the software timers functional the kernel relies on an always-on broadcast timer to be present in the platform to relay the interrupt