Re: schedule_timeout sleeps too long after dividing CPU frequency

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On 14 May 2015 at 18:36, Mason <slash.tmp@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> When I execute "echo 18500 > scaling_max_freq"
> the system is supposed to change the CPU frequency to 18.5 MHz
> (I might have a bug lurking there) and PERIPHCLK is 1/2 of that,
> i.e 9.25 MHz.

So at least we are on the right path. But it looks to me that this
call is not getting propagated well.

>From the attachment you gave initially, the event handler for
twd-timers is: tick_handle_periodic(). i.e. you are running in
periodic mode and not onshot...

why ?

> Yes, I do, but I was trying to use as much generic code as
> possible to limit the chances of introducing bugs.


> I'll take a fresh look at the ARM GLOBAL TIMER, but last I
> checked, it didn't seem to handle frequency scaling.

why is that required? Why will you change its freq ?
The same timer is probably used for SPEAr (the platform
I used to work on):
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