Re: [PATCH]sparc32: forced setting of mode of sun4m per-cpu timers

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From: Kirill Tkhai <tkhai@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 03:17:03 +0400

> SUN4M per-cpu timers have two modes of work. These are timer mode and
> counter mode. Kernel doesn't write anything to the register, which is
> connected with mode choice.
> So, the mode is chosen by bootloader. This patch forces to use timer
> mode from the kernel and to be independent of bootloader.
> 
> I had this problem with OpenBIOS. Timers don't tick and kernel fails on
> QEMU, when it's compiled with SMP support. The patch fixes problem.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Tkhai Kirill <tkhai@xxxxxxxxx>
> Acked-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

Applied, thanks.
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