please enable CONFIG_TIMER_STATS on imx51

Bug #513241 reported by Oliver Grawert
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linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu)
Fix Released
Bryan Wu
Fix Released
Bryan Wu

Bug Description

we want to be able use powertop on armel hardware (at least for the bits and pieces where it can gather data on non x86 HW).
for this to function CONFIG_TIMER_STATS needs to be enabled. please enable it in the next upload.

Tags: armel
Oliver Grawert (ogra)
tags: added: armel
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Lucid):
assignee: nobody → Bryan Wu (cooloney)
importance: Undecided → Medium
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Bryan Wu (cooloney) wrote :


I already enabled it in my git tree:;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/lp513241_config_timer_stats

And please download my kernel packages to test on your side:

I tested powertop on my board, it works with the new kernel.


Andy Whitcroft (apw)
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Fix Committed
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux-fsl-imx51 - 2.6.31-604.6

linux-fsl-imx51 (2.6.31-604.6) lucid; urgency=low

  [ Andy Whitcroft ]

  * kbuild: generate modules.builtin
  * include modules.builtin in the binary debs
  * SAUCE: async_populate_rootfs: move rootfs init earlier
  * rebase to Ubuntu-2.6.31-20.57

  [ Bryan Wu ]

  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_THUMBEE for fsl-imx51 branch
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_DEBUG_KERNEL for ARM branch
    - LP: #513241
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_TIMER_STATS for fsl-imx51 kernel
    - LP: #513241

  [ Surbhi Palande ]

  * SAUCE: Make populate_rootfs asynchronous

  [ Ubuntu: 2.6.31-20.57 ]

  * SAUCE: x86: brk away from exec rand area
    - LP: #452175
  * SAUCE: (drop after 2.6.31) input: Add hotkey quirk for Samsung
    Q210/P210 laptops
    - LP: #385683
  * SAUCE: (drop after 2.6.31) input: Add hotkey quirk for Fujitsu Amilo
    - LP: #458503
  * Revert "[Upstream] (drop after 2.6.31) acerhdf: fix fan control for
    AOA150 model"
    - LP: #494633
  * [Config] Disable CONFIG_USB_DEVICEFS
    - LP: #488274
  * Revert "ext4: Don't update superblock write time when filesystem is
    - LP: #496816
  * Revert "ide: try to use PIO Mode 0 during probe if possible"
    - LP: #503430
  * Revert "isdn: isdn_ppp: Use SKB list facilities instead of home-grown
    - LP: #503430
  * nilfs2: fix kernel oops in error case of nilfs_ioctl_move_blocks
    - LP: #494633
  * cifs: don't use CIFSGetSrvInodeNumber in is_path_accessible
    - LP: #494633
  * cifs: clean up handling when server doesn't consistently support inode
    - LP: #494633
  * cifs: clear server inode number flag while autodisabling
    - LP: #494633
  * CIFS: fix oops in cifs_lookup during net boot
    - LP: #494633
  * CIFS: Duplicate data on appending to some Samba servers
    - LP: #494633
  * rtl8187: Fix kernel oops when device is removed when LEDS enabled
    - LP: #494633
  * md: don't clear endpoint for resync when resync is interrupted.
    - LP: #494633
  * md/raid5: make sure curr_sync_completes is uptodate when reshape starts
    - LP: #494633
  * md/raid1/raid10: add a cond_resched
    - LP: #494633
  * ALSA: usb-audio: fix combine_word problem
    - LP: #494633
  * ALSA: hda - Dell Studio 1557 hd-audio quirk
    - LP: #494633
  * ALSA: AACI: fix AC97 multiple-open bug
    - LP: #494633
  * ALSA: AACI: fix recording bug
    - LP: #494633
  * jffs2: Fix memory corruption in jffs2_read_inode_range()
    - LP: #494633
  * sound: rawmidi: disable active-sensing-on-close by default
    - LP: #494633
  * sound: rawmidi: fix checking of O_APPEND when opening MIDI device
    - LP: #494633
  * sound: rawmidi: fix double init when opening MIDI device with O_APPEND
    - LP: #494633
  * sound: rawmidi: fix MIDI device O_APPEND error handling
    - LP: #494633
  * highmem: Fix race in debug_kmap_atomic() which could cause warn_count
    to underflow
    - LP: #494633
  * highmem: Fix debug_kmap_atomic() to also handle KM_IRQ_PTE, KM_NMI, and
    - LP: #494633
  * powerpc: Fix DEBUG_HIGHMEM build break from d4515646699
    - LP: #494633
  * kmap: fix build erro...

Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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