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authorThomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>2008-09-03 21:37:24 +0000
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>2008-10-08 19:44:42 -0700
commit4f8e2bf785bd7e5ba9b93a7d5ad5c18ba409a199 (patch)
tree9ec74bf7ab93a564aafb5ee3afa7eda4185cb14f
parent19ab6cbbf02a7d4ca81ef44cc856ce11870e202b (diff)
HPET: make minimum reprogramming delta useful
commit 7cfb0435330364f90f274a26ecdc5f47f738498c upstream The minimum reprogramming delta was hardcoded in HPET ticks, which is stupid as it does not work with faster running HPETs. The C1E idle patches made this prominent on AMD/RS690 chipsets, where the HPET runs with 25MHz. Set it to 5us which seems to be a reasonable value and fixes the problems on the bug reporters machines. We have a further sanity check now in the clock events, which increases the delta when it is not sufficient. Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Tested-by: Luiz Fernando N. Capitulino <lcapitulino@mandriva.com.br> Tested-by: Dmitry Nezhevenko <dion@inhex.net> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
-rw-r--r--arch/x86/kernel/hpet.c4
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/hpet.c b/arch/x86/kernel/hpet.c
index 36652ea1a265..1cbbf7211164 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/hpet.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/hpet.c
@@ -222,8 +222,8 @@ static void hpet_legacy_clockevent_register(void)
/* Calculate the min / max delta */
hpet_clockevent.max_delta_ns = clockevent_delta2ns(0x7FFFFFFF,
&hpet_clockevent);
- hpet_clockevent.min_delta_ns = clockevent_delta2ns(0x30,
- &hpet_clockevent);
+ /* 5 usec minimum reprogramming delta. */
+ hpet_clockevent.min_delta_ns = 5000;
/*
* Start hpet with the boot cpu mask and make it