[PATCH 2/5] jiffies: Rename ACTHZ to SHIFTED_HZ

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]


Ingo noted that ACTHZ is a confusing name, and requested it
be renamed, so this patch renames ACTHZ to SHIFTED_HZ to
better describe it.

Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Prarit Bhargava <prarit@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: John Stultz <john.stultz@xxxxxxxxxx>
---
 include/linux/jiffies.h |   21 +++++++++++++--------
 include/linux/timex.h   |    2 +-
 kernel/time/jiffies.c   |    2 +-
 kernel/time/ntp.c       |    2 +-
 4 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/jiffies.h b/include/linux/jiffies.h
index 7d24466..8268054 100644
--- a/include/linux/jiffies.h
+++ b/include/linux/jiffies.h
@@ -55,21 +55,26 @@
 /* LATCH is used in the interval timer and ftape setup. */
 # define LATCH ((CLOCK_TICK_RATE + HZ/2) / HZ)	/* For divider */
 
-/* HZ is the requested value. ACTHZ is actual HZ ("<< 8" is for accuracy) */
-# define ACTHZ (SH_DIV(CLOCK_TICK_RATE, LATCH, 8))
+/*
+ * HZ is the requested value. However the CLOCK_TICK_RATE may not allow
+ * for exactly HZ. So SHIFTED_HZ is high res HZ ("<< 8" is for accuracy)
+ */
+# define SHIFTED_HZ (SH_DIV(CLOCK_TICK_RATE, LATCH, 8))
 #else
-# define ACTHZ (HZ << 8)
+# define SHIFTED_HZ (HZ << 8)
 #endif
 
-/* TICK_NSEC is the time between ticks in nsec assuming real ACTHZ */
-#define TICK_NSEC (SH_DIV (1000000UL * 1000, ACTHZ, 8))
+/* TICK_NSEC is the time between ticks in nsec assuming SHIFTED_HZ */
+#define TICK_NSEC (SH_DIV(1000000UL * 1000, SHIFTED_HZ, 8))
 
 /* TICK_USEC is the time between ticks in usec assuming fake USER_HZ */
 #define TICK_USEC ((1000000UL + USER_HZ/2) / USER_HZ)
 
-/* TICK_USEC_TO_NSEC is the time between ticks in nsec assuming real ACTHZ and	*/
-/* a value TUSEC for TICK_USEC (can be set bij adjtimex)		*/
-#define TICK_USEC_TO_NSEC(TUSEC) (SH_DIV (TUSEC * USER_HZ * 1000, ACTHZ, 8))
+/*
+ * TICK_USEC_TO_NSEC is the time between ticks in nsec assuming SHIFTED_HZ and
+ * a value TUSEC for TICK_USEC (can be set bij adjtimex)
+ */
+#define TICK_USEC_TO_NSEC(TUSEC) (SH_DIV(TUSEC * USER_HZ * 1000, SHIFTED_HZ, 8))
 
 /* some arch's have a small-data section that can be accessed register-relative
  * but that can only take up to, say, 4-byte variables. jiffies being part of
diff --git a/include/linux/timex.h b/include/linux/timex.h
index 99bc88b..7c5ceb2 100644
--- a/include/linux/timex.h
+++ b/include/linux/timex.h
@@ -232,7 +232,7 @@ struct timex {
  * estimated error = NTP dispersion.
  */
 extern unsigned long tick_usec;		/* USER_HZ period (usec) */
-extern unsigned long tick_nsec;		/* ACTHZ          period (nsec) */
+extern unsigned long tick_nsec;		/* SHIFTED_HZ period (nsec) */
 
 extern void ntp_init(void);
 extern void ntp_clear(void);
diff --git a/kernel/time/jiffies.c b/kernel/time/jiffies.c
index a470154..46da053 100644
--- a/kernel/time/jiffies.c
+++ b/kernel/time/jiffies.c
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@
  * requested HZ value. It is also not recommended
  * for "tick-less" systems.
  */
-#define NSEC_PER_JIFFY	((u32)((((u64)NSEC_PER_SEC)<<8)/ACTHZ))
+#define NSEC_PER_JIFFY	((u32)((((u64)NSEC_PER_SEC)<<8)/SHIFTED_HZ))
 
 /* Since jiffies uses a simple NSEC_PER_JIFFY multiplier
  * conversion, the .shift value could be zero. However
diff --git a/kernel/time/ntp.c b/kernel/time/ntp.c
index b7fbadc..24174b4 100644
--- a/kernel/time/ntp.c
+++ b/kernel/time/ntp.c
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@ DEFINE_SPINLOCK(ntp_lock);
 /* USER_HZ period (usecs): */
 unsigned long			tick_usec = TICK_USEC;
 
-/* ACTHZ period (nsecs): */
+/* SHIFTED_HZ period (nsecs): */
 unsigned long			tick_nsec;
 
 static u64			tick_length;
-- 
1.7.9.5

--
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at  http://www.tux.org/lkml/


[Other Archives]     [Linux Kernel Newbies]     [Linux Driver Development]     [Linux Kbuild]     [Fedora Kernel]     [Linux Kernel Testers]     [Linux SH]     [Linux Omap]     [Linux Tape]     [Linux Input]     [Linux Kernel Janitors]     [Linux Kernel Packagers]     [Linux Doc]     [Linux Man Pages]     [Linux API]     [Linux Memory Management]     [Linux Modules]     [Linux Standards]     [Kernel Announce]     [Netdev]     [Git]     [Linux PCI]     Linux CAN Development     [Linux I2C]     [Linux RDMA]     [Linux NUMA]     [Netfilter]     [Netfilter Devel]     [SELinux]     [Bugtraq]     [FIO]     [Linux Perf Users]     [Linux Serial]     [Linux PPP]     [Linux ISDN]     [Linux Next]     [Kernel Stable Commits]     [Linux Tip Commits]     [Kernel MM Commits]     [Linux Security Module]     [AutoFS]     [Filesystem Development]     [Ext3 Filesystem]     [Linux bcache]     [Ext4 Filesystem]     [Linux BTRFS]     [Linux CEPH Filesystem]     [Linux XFS]     [XFS]     [Linux NFS]     [Linux CIFS]     [Ecryptfs]     [Linux NILFS]     [Linux Cachefs]     [Reiser FS]     [Initramfs]     [Linux FB Devel]     [Linux OpenGL]     [DRI Devel]     [Fastboot]     [Linux RT Users]     [Linux RT Stable]     [eCos]     [Corosync]     [Linux Clusters]     [LVS Devel]     [Hot Plug]     [Linux Virtualization]     [KVM]     [KVM PPC]     [KVM ia64]     [Linux Containers]     [Linux Hexagon]     [Linux Cgroups]     [Util Linux]     [Wireless]     [Linux Bluetooth]     [Bluez Devel]     [Ethernet Bridging]     [Embedded Linux]     [Barebox]     [Linux MMC]     [Linux IIO]     [Sparse]     [Smatch]     [Linux Arch]     [x86 Platform Driver]     [Linux ACPI]     [Linux IBM ACPI]     [LM Sensors]     [CPU Freq]     [Linux Power Management]     [Linmodems]     [Linux DCCP]     [Linux SCTP]     [ALSA Devel]     [Linux USB]     [Linux PA RISC]     [Linux Samsung SOC]     [MIPS Linux]     [IBM S/390 Linux]     [ARM Linux]     [ARM Kernel]     [ARM MSM]     [Tegra Devel]     [Sparc Linux]     [Linux Security]     [Linux Sound]     [Linux Media]     [Video 4 Linux]     [Linux IRDA Users]     [Linux for the blind]     [Linux RAID]     [Linux ATA RAID]     [Device Mapper]     [Linux SCSI]     [SCSI Target Devel]     [Linux SCSI Target Infrastructure]     [Linux IDE]     [Linux SMP]     [Linux AXP]     [Linux Alpha]     [Linux M68K]     [Linux ia64]     [Linux 8086]     [Linux x86_64]     [Linux Config]     [Linux Apps]     [Linux MSDOS]     [Linux X.25]     [Linux Crypto]     [DM Crypt]     [Linux Trace Users]     [Linux Btrace]     [Linux Watchdog]     [Utrace Devel]     [Linux C Programming]     [Linux Assembly]     [Dash]     [DWARVES]     [Hail Devel]     [Linux Kernel Debugger]     [Linux gcc]     [Gcc Help]     [X.Org]     [Wine]

Add to Google Powered by Linux

[Older Kernel Discussion]     [Yosemite National Park Forum]     [Large Format Photos]     [Gimp]     [Yosemite Photos]     [Stuff]