Re: [PATCH 2/9] ARM: qcom: remove unnecessary boot_lock

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On Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 4:09 PM Russell King - ARM Linux
<linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 01:50:56PM +0100, Linus Walleij wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM Russell King <rmk+kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > > The boot_lock is something that was required for ARM development
> > > platforms to ensure that the delay calibration worked properly.  This
> > > is not necessary for modern platforms that have better bus bandwidth
> > > and do not need to calibrate the delay loop for secondary cores.
> > > Remove the boot_lock entirely.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >
> > Andy have you had a chance to test/apply this patch?
> I would rather folk do not _apply_ these patches - the final patch
> is dependent on all the preceeding patches, and if they're applied
> to individual trees, it will mean that the final patch has to be
> delayed by a complete kernel development cycle to avoid bisect
> breakage.

Ah good point. It's way better that you queue it up indeed.

Linus Walleij

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