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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] dt-bindings: timer: arm,arch_timer: Allow dual compatible string
On Thu, 22 Sep 2022 12:11:50 -0400,
Jean-Philippe Brucker <> wrote:
> Since the Armv7 and Armv8 architected timers are compatible, it is valid
> to expose a devicetree node with compatible string "arm,armv8-timer"
> followed by "arm,armv7-timer". For example a 32-bit guest running on a
> 64-bit machine may look for the v7 string even though the hardware is v8.
> VMMs such as QEMU and kvmtool have been using this compatible string for
> some time. Clean up the compatible list a little and add the dual
> option.
> Acked-by: Krzysztof Kozlowski <>
> Signed-off-by: Jean-Philippe Brucker <>

Acked-by: Marc Zyngier <>


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