Re: high resolution timer on ia64

From: Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn.helgaas_at_hp.com>
Date: 2004-08-28 09:13:12
On Friday 27 August 2004 4:48 pm, Grant Grundler wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 27, 2004 at 03:26:52PM -0700, Grant Grundler wrote:
> > Does CONFIG_HPET cover what you need?
> > That's already included in the 2.6.8.1 kernels.

I suspect HPET isn't what Kallol is looking for, but it should at least
build on ia64.  I recently debugged a firmware problem related to the
HPET, so I've at least run the driver probe code.

> Looks like I spoke too soon...
> 
> grant
> 
> ...
>   CC      drivers/char/hpet.o
> drivers/char/hpet.c:669: error: `MC' undeclared here (not in a function)
> drivers/char/hpet.c:669: error: initializer element is not constant
> drivers/char/hpet.c:669: error: (near initialization for `hpet_interpolator.addr')
> drivers/char/hpet.c: In function `hpet_init':
> drivers/char/hpet.c:944: error: `hpet_cycles_per_sec' undeclared (first use in this function)
> drivers/char/hpet.c:944: error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
> drivers/char/hpet.c:944: error: for each function it appears in.)
> drivers/char/hpet.c:948: error: `hpet_nsecs_per_cycle' undeclared (first use in this function)
> make[2]: *** [drivers/char/hpet.o] Error 1
> make[1]: *** [drivers/char] Error 2
> make: *** [drivers] Error 2
> grundler@gsyprf3:/usr/src/linux-ia64-test-2.6.8.1$ 
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