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------------ barebox timekeeping -------------
In barebox we use the clocksource mechanism from the Linux Kernel. This makes
it fairly easy to add timer functionality for a new board or architecture.
Apart from initialization there is only one function required:
clocksource_read(). This function returns the current value of a free running
counter. Other functions like udelay() and get_time_ns() are derived from this
function. The only thing you have to implement is a clocksource driver. See
cpu/arm920t/imx/interrupts.c for an example. clocksource drivers from the
Linux Kernel can be used nearly 1:1, except for the register accesses.
for clocksources the __lshrdi3 symbol is needed. You can find the function for
your architecture in the Linux Kernel or a libc of your choice.