Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
> Sebastian Smolorz wrote:
> > Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
> >>You can avoid this problem by adding LATCH or
> >>__ipipe_mach_ticks_per_jiffy to the current value of the match register
> >>in the timer interrupt, as it is done for the SA and PXA architectures.
> >
> > Unfortunately, this solution is not applicable. The timers of PXA and SA
> > are counting up whereas the S3C24xx timers are counting down to zero.
> > There is no match register for the next interrupt. In contrast, the timer
> > must be programmed with the new dec value directly, thus stopping it for
> > the time of re-programming.
> Right, you are in the same case as the integrator platform.

Yes. But I cannot adopt the integrator's re-programming of the timer in the 
Linux timer interrupt handler because this would lead to lost ticks or rather 
to longer periods. Therefore I proposed the patch.


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