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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] xen/arm: remove check for generic timer support for arm64

On 06/02/2014 12:09 PM, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Mon, 2014-06-02 at 14:07 +0530, vijay.kilari@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> From: Vijaya Kumar K <Vijaya.Kumar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> arm64 always supports generic timer. So check is not required
>> for arm64. For platforms which supports only aarch64 mode this
>> check always passes and panics
> Ah, because the relevant feature flag/register is 32-bit only.
> I'd prefer to see this done in the cpufeature header as:
>         #ifdef CONFIG_ARM_32
>         #define cpu_has_gentimer  (boot_cpu_feature32(gentimer) == 1)
>         #else
>         #define cpu_has_gentimer  (1)
>         #endif
> rather than adding #ifdef to the common code. Likewise for any similar
> "always on for aarch64" features.

AFAIU, the feature flag exists on ARMv8 platform with aarch32 support.
So an ifdef may not be the correct solution here.


Julien Grall

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