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drivers/rtc/rtc-at91rm9200.c: use a variable for storing IMR
On some revisions of AT91 SoCs, the RTC IMR register is not working. Instead of elaborating a workaround for that specific SoC or IP version, we simply use a software variable to store the Interrupt Mask Register and modify it for each enabling/disabling of an interrupt. The overhead of this is negligible anyway. The interrupt mask register (IMR) for the RTC is broken on the AT91SAM9x5 sub-family of SoCs (good overview of the members here: http://www.eewiki.net/display/linuxonarm/AT91SAM9x5 ). The "user visible effect" is the RTC doesn't work. That sub-family is less than two years old and only has devicetree (DT) support and came online circa lk 3.7 . The dust is yet to settle on the DT stuff at least for AT91 SoCs (translation: lots of stuff is still broken, so much that it is hard to know where to start). The fix in the patch is pretty simple: just shadow the silicon IMR register with a variable in the driver. Some older SoCs (pre-DT) use the the rtc-at91rm9200 driver (e.g. obviously the AT91RM9200) and they should not be impacted by the change. There shouldn't be a large volume of interrupts associated with a RTC. Signed-off-by: Nicolas Ferre <email@example.com> Reported-by: Douglas Gilbert <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD <email@example.com> Cc: Ludovic Desroches <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <firstname.lastname@example.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <email@example.com>
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