Patchwork [U-Boot,RFC,2/5,Timer] Fix misuse of ARM *timer_masked() functions outside arch/arm

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Submitter Graeme Russ
Date May 29, 2011, 1:44 p.m.
Message ID <1306676654-6276-3-git-send-email-graeme.russ@gmail.com>
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Permalink /patch/97837/
State RFC
Delegated to: Albert ARIBAUD
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Graeme Russ - May 29, 2011, 1:44 p.m.
---
 board/armadillo/flash.c           |    6 ++++--
 board/atmel/at91rm9200dk/flash.c  |   10 ++++++----
 board/cerf250/flash.c             |   14 ++++++--------
 board/cm4008/flash.c              |   10 ++++++----
 board/cm41xx/flash.c              |   10 ++++++----
 board/cmc_pu2/flash.c             |   11 ++++++-----
 board/cradle/flash.c              |   10 ++++++----
 board/csb226/flash.c              |   10 ++++++----
 board/dnp1110/flash.c             |   14 ++++++--------
 board/ep7312/flash.c              |   10 ++++++----
 board/gcplus/flash.c              |   14 ++++++--------
 board/impa7/flash.c               |   10 ++++++----
 board/innokom/flash.c             |   10 ++++++----
 board/ixdp425/flash.c             |   10 ++++++----
 board/lart/flash.c                |   10 ++++++----
 board/lpd7a40x/flash.c            |   10 ++++++----
 board/lubbock/flash.c             |   14 ++++++--------
 board/modnet50/flash.c            |   14 ++++++++------
 board/mpl/vcma9/flash.c           |   10 ++++++----
 board/mx1ads/syncflash.c          |    2 +-
 board/ns9750dev/flash.c           |   15 ++++++---------
 board/pleb2/flash.c               |   18 +++++++++---------
 board/samsung/smdk2400/flash.c    |   10 ++++++----
 board/samsung/smdk2410/flash.c    |   10 ++++++----
 board/sbc2410x/flash.c            |   10 ++++++----
 board/scb9328/flash.c             |    5 +++--
 board/shannon/flash.c             |   10 ++++++----
 board/ti/omap1610inn/flash.c      |   15 ++++++---------
 board/ti/omap730p2/flash.c        |   15 ++++++---------
 board/trab/cmd_trab.c             |    6 +++---
 board/trab/flash.c                |   10 ++++++----
 board/xaeniax/flash.c             |   14 ++++++--------
 board/xm250/flash.c               |   23 +++++++++++------------
 board/zylonite/flash.c            |   14 ++++++--------
 drivers/mtd/spi/eeprom_m95xxx.c   |    5 +++--
 drivers/net/fec_mxc.c             |    6 +++---
 drivers/net/netarm_eth.c          |   12 +++++++-----
 drivers/spi/atmel_dataflash_spi.c |    5 +++--
 38 files changed, 217 insertions(+), 195 deletions(-)

--
1.7.5.2.317.g391b14

Patch

diff --git a/board/armadillo/flash.c b/board/armadillo/flash.c
index cdbbfd0..cf7d7f6 100644
--- a/board/armadillo/flash.c
+++ b/board/armadillo/flash.c
@@ -162,6 +162,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
 	unsigned long base;
 	unsigned long addr;
+	ulong start;

 	if ((info->flash_id & FLASH_VENDMASK) !=
 	    (FUJ_MANUFACT & FLASH_VENDMASK)) {
@@ -192,7 +193,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 	/* Start erase on unprotected sectors */
 	for (sect = s_first; sect <= s_last && !ctrlc (); sect++) {
 		/* ARM simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-		reset_timer_masked ();
+		start = get_timer(0);

 		if (info->protect[sect] == 0) {	/* not protected */

@@ -232,6 +233,7 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ushort data)
 {
 	int flag;
 	unsigned long base;
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased
 	 */
@@ -250,7 +252,7 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ushort data)
 	flag = disable_interrupts ();

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	base = dest & 0xF0000000;
 	FL_WORD (base + (0x555 << 1)) = 0xAA;
diff --git a/board/atmel/at91rm9200dk/flash.c b/board/atmel/at91rm9200dk/flash.c
index 902c3c4..be22743 100644
--- a/board/atmel/at91rm9200dk/flash.c
+++ b/board/atmel/at91rm9200dk/flash.c
@@ -285,6 +285,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 	int iflag, cflag, prot, sect;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
 	int chip1;
+	ulong start;

 	/* first look for protection bits */

@@ -325,7 +326,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		printf ("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 		/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-		reset_timer_masked ();
+		start = get_timer(0);

 		if (info->protect[sect] == 0) {	/* not protected */
 			volatile u16 *addr = (volatile u16 *) (info->start[sect]);
@@ -345,7 +346,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 				result = *addr;

 				/* check timeout */
-				if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+				if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					MEM_FLASH_ADDR1 = CMD_READ_ARRAY;
 					chip1 = TMO;
 					break;
@@ -400,6 +401,7 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ulong data)
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
 	int cflag, iflag;
 	int chip1;
+	ulong start;

 	/*
 	 * Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased
@@ -425,7 +427,7 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ulong data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait until flash is ready */
 	chip1 = 0;
@@ -433,7 +435,7 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ulong data)
 		result = *addr;

 		/* check timeout */
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 			chip1 = ERR | TMO;
 			break;
 		}
diff --git a/board/cerf250/flash.c b/board/cerf250/flash.c
index a4b201e..e1e7807 100644
--- a/board/cerf250/flash.c
+++ b/board/cerf250/flash.c
@@ -221,7 +221,7 @@  static ulong flash_get_size (FPW *addr, flash_info_t *info)
 int flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 {
 	int flag, prot, sect;
-	ulong type, start, last;
+	ulong type, start;
 	int rcode = 0;

 	if ((s_first < 0) || (s_first > s_last)) {
@@ -254,9 +254,6 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		printf ("\n");
 	}

-	start = get_timer (0);
-	last = start;
-
 	/* Disable interrupts which might cause a timeout here */
 	flag = disable_interrupts ();

@@ -269,14 +266,14 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			printf ("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 			/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-			reset_timer_masked ();
+			start = get_timer(0);

 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00500050;	/* clear status register */
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00200020;	/* erase setup */
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00D000D0;	/* erase confirm */

 			while (((status = *addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) != (FPW) 0x00800080) {
-				if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+				if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					printf ("Timeout\n");
 					*addr = (FPW) 0x00B000B0;	/* suspend erase     */
 					*addr = (FPW) 0x00FF00FF;	/* reset to read mode */
@@ -393,6 +390,7 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	FPWV *addr = (FPWV *) dest;
 	ulong status;
 	int flag;
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased */
 	if ((*addr & data) != data) {
@@ -406,11 +404,11 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait while polling the status register */
 	while (((status = *addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) != (FPW) 0x00800080) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00FF00FF;	/* restore read mode */
 			return (1);
 		}
diff --git a/board/cm4008/flash.c b/board/cm4008/flash.c
index 2e66872..d6fd519 100644
--- a/board/cm4008/flash.c
+++ b/board/cm4008/flash.c
@@ -209,6 +209,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 	int flag, prot, sect;
 	ulong type;
 	int rcode = 0;
+	ulong start;

 	if ((s_first < 0) || (s_first > s_last)) {
 		if (info->flash_id == FLASH_UNKNOWN) {
@@ -250,7 +251,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			printf ("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 			/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-			reset_timer_masked ();
+			start = get_timer(0);

 			addr = (volatile unsigned char *) (info->start[sect]);
 			*addr = 0x50;	/* clear status register */
@@ -258,7 +259,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			*addr = 0xD0;	/* erase confirm */

 			while (((status = *addr) & 0x80) != 0x80) {
-				if (get_timer_masked () >
+				if (get_timer(start) >
 				    CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					printf ("Timeout\n");
 					*addr = 0xB0;	/* suspend erase */
@@ -370,6 +371,7 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, unsigned char data)
 	volatile unsigned char *addr = (volatile unsigned char *) dest;
 	ulong status;
 	int flag;
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased */
 	if ((*addr & data) != data) {
@@ -384,11 +386,11 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, unsigned char data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait while polling the status register */
 	while (((status = *addr) & 0x80) != 0x80) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			*addr = 0xFF;	/* restore read mode */
 			return (1);
 		}
diff --git a/board/cm41xx/flash.c b/board/cm41xx/flash.c
index 2e66872..d6fd519 100644
--- a/board/cm41xx/flash.c
+++ b/board/cm41xx/flash.c
@@ -209,6 +209,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 	int flag, prot, sect;
 	ulong type;
 	int rcode = 0;
+	ulong start;

 	if ((s_first < 0) || (s_first > s_last)) {
 		if (info->flash_id == FLASH_UNKNOWN) {
@@ -250,7 +251,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			printf ("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 			/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-			reset_timer_masked ();
+			start = get_timer(0);

 			addr = (volatile unsigned char *) (info->start[sect]);
 			*addr = 0x50;	/* clear status register */
@@ -258,7 +259,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			*addr = 0xD0;	/* erase confirm */

 			while (((status = *addr) & 0x80) != 0x80) {
-				if (get_timer_masked () >
+				if (get_timer(start) >
 				    CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					printf ("Timeout\n");
 					*addr = 0xB0;	/* suspend erase */
@@ -370,6 +371,7 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, unsigned char data)
 	volatile unsigned char *addr = (volatile unsigned char *) dest;
 	ulong status;
 	int flag;
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased */
 	if ((*addr & data) != data) {
@@ -384,11 +386,11 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, unsigned char data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait while polling the status register */
 	while (((status = *addr) & 0x80) != 0x80) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			*addr = 0xFF;	/* restore read mode */
 			return (1);
 		}
diff --git a/board/cmc_pu2/flash.c b/board/cmc_pu2/flash.c
index d832e62..d10faab 100644
--- a/board/cmc_pu2/flash.c
+++ b/board/cmc_pu2/flash.c
@@ -264,7 +264,7 @@  int	flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 {
 	vu_short *addr = (vu_short *)(info->start[0]);
 	int flag, prot, sect, ssect, l_sect;
-	ulong now, last;
+	ulong now, last, start;

 	debug ("flash_erase: first: %d last: %d\n", s_first, s_last);

@@ -335,11 +335,11 @@  int	flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		if (l_sect < 0)
 			goto DONE;

-		reset_timer_masked ();
+		start = get_timer(0);
 		last  = 0;
 		addr = (vu_short *)(info->start[l_sect]);
 		while ((addr[0] & 0x0080) != 0x0080) {
-			if ((now = get_timer_masked ()) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+			if ((now = get_timer(start)) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 				printf ("Timeout\n");
 				return 1;
 			}
@@ -434,6 +434,7 @@  static int write_word_amd (flash_info_t *info, vu_short *dest, ushort data)
 {
 	int flag;
 	vu_short *base;		/* first address in flash bank	*/
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased */
 	if ((*dest & data) != data) {
@@ -455,11 +456,11 @@  static int write_word_amd (flash_info_t *info, vu_short *dest, ushort data)
 	if (flag)
 		enable_interrupts();

-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* data polling for D7 */
 	while ((*dest & 0x0080) != (data & 0x0080)) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			*dest = 0x00F0;	/* reset bank */
 			return (1);
 		}
diff --git a/board/cradle/flash.c b/board/cradle/flash.c
index b5635fb..1601782 100644
--- a/board/cradle/flash.c
+++ b/board/cradle/flash.c
@@ -136,6 +136,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 {
 	int flag, prot, sect;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
+	ulong start;

 	if (info->flash_id == FLASH_UNKNOWN)
 		return ERR_UNKNOWN_FLASH_TYPE;
@@ -173,7 +174,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		printf ("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 		/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-		reset_timer_masked ();
+		start = get_timer(0);

 		if (info->protect[sect] == 0) {	/* not protected */
 			vu_short *addr = (vu_short *) (info->start[sect]);
@@ -182,7 +183,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			*addr = 0xD0;	/* erase confirm */

 			while ((*addr & 0x80) != 0x80) {
-				if (get_timer_masked () >
+				if (get_timer(start) >
 				    CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					*addr = 0xB0;	/* suspend erase */
 					*addr = 0xFF;	/* reset to read mode */
@@ -221,6 +222,7 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ushort data)
 	vu_short *addr = (vu_short *) dest, val;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
 	int flag;
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased
 	 */
@@ -246,11 +248,11 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ushort data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait while polling the status register */
 	while (((val = *addr) & 0x80) != 0x80) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			rc = ERR_TIMOUT;
 			/* suspend program command */
 			*addr = 0xB0;
diff --git a/board/csb226/flash.c b/board/csb226/flash.c
index 02ded1c..e103470 100644
--- a/board/csb226/flash.c
+++ b/board/csb226/flash.c
@@ -141,6 +141,7 @@  int flash_erase(flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 {
 	int flag, prot, sect;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
+	ulong start;

 	if (info->flash_id == FLASH_UNKNOWN)
 		return ERR_UNKNOWN_FLASH_TYPE;
@@ -175,7 +176,7 @@  int flash_erase(flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		printf("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 		/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-		reset_timer_masked();
+		start = get_timer(0);

 		if (info->protect[sect] == 0) { /* not protected */
 			u32 * volatile addr = (u32 * volatile)(info->start[sect]);
@@ -189,7 +190,7 @@  int flash_erase(flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			*addr = 0x00D000D0;	/* erase confirm */

 			while ((*addr & 0x00800080) != 0x00800080) {
-				if (get_timer_masked() > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+				if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					*addr = 0x00B000B0; /* suspend erase*/
 					*addr = 0x00FF00FF; /* read mode    */
 					rc = ERR_TIMOUT;
@@ -221,6 +222,7 @@  static int write_long (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, ulong data)
 	u32 * volatile addr = (u32 * volatile)dest, val;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
 	int flag;
+	ulong start;

 	/* read array command - just for the case... */
 	*addr = 0x00FF00FF;
@@ -247,11 +249,11 @@  static int write_long (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, ulong data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait while polling the status register */
 	while(((val = *addr) & 0x00800080) != 0x00800080) {
-		if (get_timer_masked() > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			rc = ERR_TIMOUT;
 			/* suspend program command */
 			*addr = 0x00B000B0;
diff --git a/board/dnp1110/flash.c b/board/dnp1110/flash.c
index c81abc5..53f89ee 100644
--- a/board/dnp1110/flash.c
+++ b/board/dnp1110/flash.c
@@ -212,7 +212,7 @@  static ulong flash_get_size (FPW *addr, flash_info_t *info)
 int	flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 {
     int flag, prot, sect;
-	ulong type, start, last;
+	ulong type, start;
 	int rcode = 0;

     if ((s_first < 0) || (s_first > s_last)) {
@@ -245,9 +245,6 @@  int	flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		printf ("\n");
 	}

-	start = get_timer (0);
-	last  = start;
-
    /* Disable interrupts which might cause a timeout here */
     flag = disable_interrupts();

@@ -260,14 +257,14 @@  int	flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 	printf("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 			*addr = (FPW)0x00500050;	/* clear status register */
 			*addr = (FPW)0x00200020;	/* erase setup */
 			*addr = (FPW)0x00D000D0;	/* erase confirm */

 			while (((status = *addr) & (FPW)0x00800080) != (FPW)0x00800080) {
-		if (get_timer_masked() > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					printf ("Timeout\n");
 					*addr = (FPW)0x00B000B0; /* suspend erase	  */
 					*addr = (FPW)0x00FF00FF; /* reset to read mode */
@@ -385,6 +382,7 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	FPWV *addr = (FPWV *)dest;
 	ulong status;
 	int flag;
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased */
 	if ((*addr & data) != data) {
@@ -398,11 +396,11 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait while polling the status register */
 	while (((status = *addr) & (FPW)0x00800080) != (FPW)0x00800080) {
-		if (get_timer_masked() > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (start = get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			*addr = (FPW)0x00FF00FF;	/* restore read mode */
 			return (1);
 		}
diff --git a/board/ep7312/flash.c b/board/ep7312/flash.c
index 0c2b3ae..2ed9c9a 100644
--- a/board/ep7312/flash.c
+++ b/board/ep7312/flash.c
@@ -119,6 +119,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 {
 	int flag, prot, sect;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
+	ulong start;

 	if (info->flash_id == FLASH_UNKNOWN)
 		return ERR_UNKNOWN_FLASH_TYPE;
@@ -156,7 +157,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		printf ("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 		/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-		reset_timer_masked ();
+		start = get_timer(0);

 		if (info->protect[sect] == 0) {	/* not protected */
 			vu_short *addr = (vu_short *) (info->start[sect]);
@@ -165,7 +166,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			*addr = 0xD0;		/* erase confirm */

 			while ((*addr & 0x80) != 0x80) {
-				if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+				if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					*addr = 0xB0;	/* suspend erase */
 					*addr = 0xFF;	/* reset to read mode */
 					rc = ERR_TIMOUT;
@@ -203,6 +204,7 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ushort data)
 	vu_short *addr = (vu_short *) dest, val;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
 	int flag;
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased
 	 */
@@ -228,11 +230,11 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ushort data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait while polling the status register */
 	while (((val = *addr) & 0x80) != 0x80) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			rc = ERR_TIMOUT;
 			/* suspend program command */
 			*addr = 0xB0;
diff --git a/board/gcplus/flash.c b/board/gcplus/flash.c
index 8511582..ab567e8 100644
--- a/board/gcplus/flash.c
+++ b/board/gcplus/flash.c
@@ -225,7 +225,7 @@  int
 flash_erase(flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 {
 	int flag, prot, sect;
-	ulong type, start, last;
+	ulong type, start;
 	int rcode = 0;

 	if ((s_first < 0) || (s_first > s_last)) {
@@ -258,9 +258,6 @@  flash_erase(flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		printf("\n");
 	}

-	start = get_timer(0);
-	last = start;
-
 	/* Disable interrupts which might cause a timeout here */
 	flag = disable_interrupts();

@@ -273,7 +270,7 @@  flash_erase(flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			printf("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 			/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-			reset_timer_masked();
+			start = get_timer(0);

 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00500050;	/* clear status register */
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00200020;	/* erase setup */
@@ -282,7 +279,7 @@  flash_erase(flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			while (((status =
 				 *addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) !=
 			       (FPW) 0x00800080) {
-				if (get_timer_masked() > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+				if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					printf("Timeout\n");
 					*addr = (FPW) 0x00B000B0;	/* suspend erase         */
 					*addr = (FPW) 0x00FF00FF;	/* reset to read mode */
@@ -401,6 +398,7 @@  write_data(flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	FPWV *addr = (FPWV *) dest;
 	ulong status;
 	int flag;
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased */
 	if ((*addr & data) != data) {
@@ -414,11 +412,11 @@  write_data(flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait while polling the status register */
 	while (((status = *addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) != (FPW) 0x00800080) {
-		if (get_timer_masked() > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00FF00FF;	/* restore read mode */
 			return (1);
 		}
diff --git a/board/impa7/flash.c b/board/impa7/flash.c
index d0c5880..6eae428 100644
--- a/board/impa7/flash.c
+++ b/board/impa7/flash.c
@@ -128,6 +128,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 {
 	int flag, prot, sect;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
+	ulong start;

 	if (info->flash_id == FLASH_UNKNOWN)
 		return ERR_UNKNOWN_FLASH_TYPE;
@@ -165,7 +166,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		printf ("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 		/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-		reset_timer_masked ();
+		start = get_timer(0);

 		if (info->protect[sect] == 0) {	/* not protected */
 			vu_long *addr = (vu_long *) (info->start[sect]);
@@ -174,7 +175,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			*addr = 0x00D000D0;	/* erase confirm */

 			while ((*addr & 0x00800080) != 0x00800080) {
-				if (get_timer_masked () >
+				if (get_timer(start) >
 				    CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					*addr = 0x00B000B0;	/* suspend erase */
 					*addr = 0x00FF00FF;	/* reset to read mode */
@@ -211,6 +212,7 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ulong data)
 	ulong barf;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
 	int flag;
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased
 	 */
@@ -236,14 +238,14 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ulong data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* read status register command */
 	*addr = 0x00700070;

 	/* wait while polling the status register */
 	while ((*addr & 0x00800080) != 0x00800080) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			rc = ERR_TIMOUT;
 			/* suspend program command */
 			*addr = 0x00B000B0;
diff --git a/board/innokom/flash.c b/board/innokom/flash.c
index 8c95341..ed4b987 100644
--- a/board/innokom/flash.c
+++ b/board/innokom/flash.c
@@ -182,6 +182,7 @@  int flash_erase(flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 {
 	int flag, prot, sect;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
+	ulong start;

 	if (info->flash_id == FLASH_UNKNOWN)
 		return ERR_UNKNOWN_FLASH_TYPE;
@@ -218,7 +219,7 @@  int flash_erase(flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		PRINTK("\n");

 		/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-		reset_timer_masked();
+		start = get_timer(0);

 		if (info->protect[sect] == 0) {	/* not protected */
 			u16 * volatile addr = (u16 * volatile)(info->start[sect]);
@@ -235,7 +236,7 @@  int flash_erase(flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)

 			while ((*addr & 0x0080) != 0x0080) {
 				PRINTK(".");
-				if (get_timer_masked() > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+				if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					*addr = 0x00B0; /* suspend erase*/
 					*addr = 0x00FF; /* read mode    */
 					rc = ERR_TIMOUT;
@@ -279,6 +280,7 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, ushort data)
 	volatile u16 *addr = (u16 *)dest, val;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
 	int flag;
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased */
 	if ((*addr & data) != data) return ERR_NOT_ERASED;
@@ -302,11 +304,11 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, ushort data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait while polling the status register */
 	while(((val = *addr) & 0x80) != 0x80) {
-		if (get_timer_masked() > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			rc = ERR_TIMOUT;
 			*addr = 0xB0; /* suspend program command */
 			goto outahere;
diff --git a/board/ixdp425/flash.c b/board/ixdp425/flash.c
index f1d9190..5e4e0e7 100644
--- a/board/ixdp425/flash.c
+++ b/board/ixdp425/flash.c
@@ -218,6 +218,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 	int flag, prot, sect;
 	ulong type;
 	int rcode = 0;
+	ulong start;

 	if ((s_first < 0) || (s_first > s_last)) {
 		if (info->flash_id == FLASH_UNKNOWN) {
@@ -260,7 +261,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			printf ("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 			/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-			reset_timer_masked ();
+			start = get_timer(start);

 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00500050;	/* clear status register */
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00200020;	/* erase setup */
@@ -269,7 +270,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			while (((status =
 				 *addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) !=
 			       (FPW) 0x00800080) {
-				if (get_timer_masked () >
+				if (get_timer(start) >
 				    CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					printf ("Timeout\n");
 					*addr = (FPW) 0x00B000B0;	/* suspend erase         */
@@ -388,6 +389,7 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	FPWV *addr = (FPWV *) dest;
 	ulong status;
 	int flag;
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased */
 	if ((*addr & data) != data) {
@@ -402,11 +404,11 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait while polling the status register */
 	while (((status = *addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) != (FPW) 0x00800080) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00FF00FF;	/* restore read mode */
 			return (1);
 		}
diff --git a/board/lart/flash.c b/board/lart/flash.c
index 29a331e..408c884 100644
--- a/board/lart/flash.c
+++ b/board/lart/flash.c
@@ -250,6 +250,7 @@  int	flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
     ulong result;
     int iflag, cflag, prot, sect;
     int rc = ERR_OK;
+    ulong start;

     /* first look for protection bits */

@@ -291,7 +292,7 @@  int	flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 	printf("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	if (info->protect[sect] == 0)
 	{	/* not protected */
@@ -305,7 +306,7 @@  int	flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 	    do
 	    {
 		/* check timeout */
-		if (get_timer_masked() > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT)
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT)
 		{
 		    *addr = PUZZLE_TO_FLASH(CMD_SUSPEND);
 		    result = BIT_TIMEOUT;
@@ -354,6 +355,7 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, ulong data)
     ulong result;
     int rc = ERR_OK;
     int cflag, iflag;
+    ulong start;

     /* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased
      */
@@ -377,13 +379,13 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, ulong data)
     *addr = data;

     /* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-    reset_timer_masked();
+    start = get_timer(0);

     /* wait until flash is ready */
     do
     {
 	/* check timeout */
-	if (get_timer_masked() > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT)
+	if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT)
 	{
 	    *addr = PUZZLE_TO_FLASH(CMD_SUSPEND);
 	    result = BIT_TIMEOUT;
diff --git a/board/lpd7a40x/flash.c b/board/lpd7a40x/flash.c
index a3ba75b..f5c0713 100644
--- a/board/lpd7a40x/flash.c
+++ b/board/lpd7a40x/flash.c
@@ -229,6 +229,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 	ulong result, result1;
 	int iflag, prot, sect;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
+	ulong start;

 #ifdef USE_920T_MMU
 	int cflag;
@@ -284,7 +285,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			sect, info->start[sect]);

 		/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-		reset_timer_masked();
+		start = get_timer(0);

 		if (info->protect[sect] == 0) {	/* not protected */
 			vu_long *addr = (vu_long *) (info->start[sect]);
@@ -297,7 +298,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			/* wait until flash is ready */
 			do {
 				/* check timeout */
-				if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+				if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					*addr = CMD_STATUS_RESET;
 					result = BIT_TIMEOUT;
 					break;
@@ -357,6 +358,7 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ulong data)
 	ulong result;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
 	int iflag;
+	ulong start;

 #ifdef USE_920T_MMU
 	int cflag;
@@ -387,12 +389,12 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ulong data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait until flash is ready */
 	do {
 		/* check timeout */
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 			*addr = CMD_SUSPEND;
 			result = BIT_TIMEOUT;
 			break;
diff --git a/board/lubbock/flash.c b/board/lubbock/flash.c
index a4b201e..1ea2893 100644
--- a/board/lubbock/flash.c
+++ b/board/lubbock/flash.c
@@ -221,7 +221,7 @@  static ulong flash_get_size (FPW *addr, flash_info_t *info)
 int flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 {
 	int flag, prot, sect;
-	ulong type, start, last;
+	ulong type, start;
 	int rcode = 0;

 	if ((s_first < 0) || (s_first > s_last)) {
@@ -254,9 +254,6 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		printf ("\n");
 	}

-	start = get_timer (0);
-	last = start;
-
 	/* Disable interrupts which might cause a timeout here */
 	flag = disable_interrupts ();

@@ -269,14 +266,14 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			printf ("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 			/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-			reset_timer_masked ();
+			start = get_timer(0);

 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00500050;	/* clear status register */
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00200020;	/* erase setup */
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00D000D0;	/* erase confirm */

 			while (((status = *addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) != (FPW) 0x00800080) {
-				if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+				if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					printf ("Timeout\n");
 					*addr = (FPW) 0x00B000B0;	/* suspend erase     */
 					*addr = (FPW) 0x00FF00FF;	/* reset to read mode */
@@ -393,6 +390,7 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	FPWV *addr = (FPWV *) dest;
 	ulong status;
 	int flag;
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased */
 	if ((*addr & data) != data) {
@@ -406,11 +404,11 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait while polling the status register */
 	while (((status = *addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) != (FPW) 0x00800080) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start)) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00FF00FF;	/* restore read mode */
 			return (1);
 		}
diff --git a/board/modnet50/flash.c b/board/modnet50/flash.c
index 4c31143..4834e21 100644
--- a/board/modnet50/flash.c
+++ b/board/modnet50/flash.c
@@ -291,6 +291,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 {
 	int flag, sect, setup_offset = 0;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
+	ulong start;

 	if (info->flash_id == FLASH_UNKNOWN) {
 		printf ("- missing\n");
@@ -338,14 +339,14 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 						(__u16) SECERASE_CMD;

 					/* wait some time */
-					reset_timer_masked ();
-					while (get_timer_masked () < 1000) {
+					start = get_timer(0);
+					while (get_timer(start) < 1000) {
 					}

 					/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-					reset_timer_masked ();
+					start = get_timer(0);
 					while (flash_check_erase_amd (info->start[sect])) {
-						if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+						if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 							printf ("timeout!\n");
 							/* OOPS: reach timeout,
 							 * try to reset chip
@@ -411,6 +412,7 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ushort data)
 {
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
 	int flag;
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased */
 	if ((*(__u16 *) (dest) & data) != data)
@@ -446,10 +448,10 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ushort data)
 	}

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	while (flash_check_write_amd (dest)) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			printf ("timeout! @ %08lX\n", dest);
 			/* OOPS: reach timeout,
 			 *       try to reset chip */
diff --git a/board/mpl/vcma9/flash.c b/board/mpl/vcma9/flash.c
index 7abf9cf..5d49204 100644
--- a/board/mpl/vcma9/flash.c
+++ b/board/mpl/vcma9/flash.c
@@ -175,6 +175,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 	int iflag, cflag, prot, sect;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
 	int chip;
+	ulong start;

 	/* first look for protection bits */

@@ -215,7 +216,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		printf ("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 		/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-		reset_timer_masked ();
+		start = get_timer(0);

 		if (info->protect[sect] == 0) {	/* not protected */
 			vu_short *addr = (vu_short *) (info->start[sect]);
@@ -235,7 +236,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 				result = *addr;

 				/* check timeout */
-				if (get_timer_masked () >
+				if (get_timer(start) >
 				    CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					MEM_FLASH_ADDR1 = CMD_READ_ARRAY;
 					chip = TMO;
@@ -297,6 +298,7 @@  static int write_hword (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ushort data)
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
 	int cflag, iflag;
 	int chip;
+	ulong start;

 	/*
 	 * Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased
@@ -323,7 +325,7 @@  static int write_hword (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ushort data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait until flash is ready */
 	chip = 0;
@@ -331,7 +333,7 @@  static int write_hword (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ushort data)
 		result = *addr;

 		/* check timeout */
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 			chip = ERR | TMO;
 			break;
 		}
diff --git a/board/mx1ads/syncflash.c b/board/mx1ads/syncflash.c
index 47f613c..7331efa 100644
--- a/board/mx1ads/syncflash.c
+++ b/board/mx1ads/syncflash.c
@@ -276,7 +276,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last) {

 /* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */

-		reset_timer_masked();
+		get_timer(0);

 		SF_NvmodeErase();
 		SF_NvmodeWrite();
diff --git a/board/ns9750dev/flash.c b/board/ns9750dev/flash.c
index 5b56b98..185bc2d 100644
--- a/board/ns9750dev/flash.c
+++ b/board/ns9750dev/flash.c
@@ -261,7 +261,7 @@  void flash_unprotect_sectors (FPWV * addr)
 int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 {
 	int flag, prot, sect;
-	ulong type, start, last;
+	ulong type, start;
 	int rcode = 0;

 	if ((s_first < 0) || (s_first > s_last)) {
@@ -294,10 +294,6 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		printf ("\n");
 	}

-
-	start = get_timer (0);
-	last = start;
-
 	/* Disable interrupts which might cause a timeout here */
 	flag = disable_interrupts ();

@@ -312,7 +308,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			flash_unprotect_sectors (addr);

 			/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-			reset_timer_masked ();
+			start = get_timer(0);

 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00500050;/* clear status register */
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00200020;/* erase setup */
@@ -321,7 +317,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			while (((status =
 				*addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) !=
 				(FPW) 0x00800080) {
-					if (get_timer_masked () >
+					if (get_timer(start) >
 					CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					printf ("Timeout\n");
 					/* suspend erase     */
@@ -441,6 +437,7 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	FPWV *addr = (FPWV *) dest;
 	ulong status;
 	int flag;
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased */
 	if ((*addr & data) != data) {
@@ -454,11 +451,11 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait while polling the status register */
 	while (((status = *addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) != (FPW) 0x00800080) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00FF00FF;	/* restore read mode */
 			return (1);
 		}
diff --git a/board/pleb2/flash.c b/board/pleb2/flash.c
index a8897dc..2406c5f 100644
--- a/board/pleb2/flash.c
+++ b/board/pleb2/flash.c
@@ -472,7 +472,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 	FPWV *addr;
 	int flag, prot, sect;
 	int intel = (info->flash_id & FLASH_VENDMASK) == FLASH_MAN_INTEL;
-	ulong now, last;
+	ulong start, now, last;
 	int rcode = 0;

 	if ((s_first < 0) || (s_first > s_last)) {
@@ -516,8 +516,6 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		printf ("\n");
 	}

-	reset_timer_masked ();
-
 	/* Start erase on unprotected sectors */
 	for (sect = s_first; sect <= s_last && rcode == 0; sect++) {

@@ -527,7 +525,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		/* Disable interrupts which might cause a timeout here */
 		flag = disable_interrupts ();

-		reset_timer_masked ();
+		start = get_timer(0);
 		last = 0;

 		addr = (FPWV *) (info->start[sect]);
@@ -559,7 +557,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)

 		while ((*addr & (FPW) 0x00800080) != (FPW) 0x00800080) {
 			if ((now =
-			     get_timer_masked ()) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+			     get_timer(start)) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 				printf ("Timeout\n");

 				if (intel) {
@@ -661,6 +659,7 @@  static int write_word_amd (flash_info_t * info, FPWV * dest, FPW data)
 	int flag;
 	int res = 0;		/* result, assume success       */
 	FPWV *base;		/* first address in flash bank  */
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased */
 	if ((*dest & data) != data) {
@@ -683,12 +682,12 @@  static int write_word_amd (flash_info_t * info, FPWV * dest, FPW data)
 	if (flag)
 		enable_interrupts ();

-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* data polling for D7 */
 	while (res == 0
 	       && (*dest & (FPW) 0x00800080) != (data & (FPW) 0x00800080)) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			*dest = (FPW) 0x00F000F0;	/* reset bank */
 			res = 1;
 		}
@@ -711,6 +710,7 @@  static int write_word_intel (flash_info_t * info, FPWV * dest, FPW data)
 {
 	int flag;
 	int res = 0;		/* result, assume success       */
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased */
 	if ((*dest & data) != data) {
@@ -730,10 +730,10 @@  static int write_word_intel (flash_info_t * info, FPWV * dest, FPW data)
 	if (flag)
 		enable_interrupts ();

-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	while (res == 0 && (*dest & (FPW) 0x00800080) != (FPW) 0x00800080) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			*dest = (FPW) 0x00B000B0;	/* Suspend program      */
 			res = 1;
 		}
diff --git a/board/samsung/smdk2400/flash.c b/board/samsung/smdk2400/flash.c
index fb69c21..47382fe 100644
--- a/board/samsung/smdk2400/flash.c
+++ b/board/samsung/smdk2400/flash.c
@@ -231,6 +231,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 	ulong result, result1;
 	int iflag, prot, sect;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
+	ulong start;

 #ifdef USE_920T_MMU
 	int cflag;
@@ -286,7 +287,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			sect, info->start[sect]);

 		/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-		reset_timer_masked ();
+		start = get_timer(0);

 		if (info->protect[sect] == 0) {	/* not protected */
 			vu_long *addr = (vu_long *) (info->start[sect]);
@@ -299,7 +300,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			/* wait until flash is ready */
 			do {
 				/* check timeout */
-				if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+				if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					*addr = CMD_STATUS_RESET;
 					result = BIT_TIMEOUT;
 					break;
@@ -359,6 +360,7 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ulong data)
 	ulong result;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
 	int iflag;
+	ulong start;

 #ifdef USE_920T_MMU
 	int cflag;
@@ -389,12 +391,12 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ulong data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait until flash is ready */
 	do {
 		/* check timeout */
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 			*addr = CMD_SUSPEND;
 			result = BIT_TIMEOUT;
 			break;
diff --git a/board/samsung/smdk2410/flash.c b/board/samsung/smdk2410/flash.c
index 132d752..cef0cd2 100644
--- a/board/samsung/smdk2410/flash.c
+++ b/board/samsung/smdk2410/flash.c
@@ -175,6 +175,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 	int iflag, cflag, prot, sect;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
 	int chip;
+	ulong start;

 	/* first look for protection bits */

@@ -215,7 +216,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		printf ("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 		/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-		reset_timer_masked ();
+		start = get_timer(0);

 		if (info->protect[sect] == 0) {	/* not protected */
 			vu_short *addr = (vu_short *) (info->start[sect]);
@@ -235,7 +236,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 				result = *addr;

 				/* check timeout */
-				if (get_timer_masked () >
+				if (get_timer(start) >
 				    CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					MEM_FLASH_ADDR1 = CMD_READ_ARRAY;
 					chip = TMO;
@@ -297,6 +298,7 @@  static int write_hword (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ushort data)
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
 	int cflag, iflag;
 	int chip;
+	ulong start;

 	/*
 	 * Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased
@@ -324,7 +326,7 @@  static int write_hword (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ushort data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait until flash is ready */
 	chip = 0;
@@ -332,7 +334,7 @@  static int write_hword (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ushort data)
 		result = *addr;

 		/* check timeout */
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 			chip = ERR | TMO;
 			break;
 		}
diff --git a/board/sbc2410x/flash.c b/board/sbc2410x/flash.c
index abb0935..d209a6f 100644
--- a/board/sbc2410x/flash.c
+++ b/board/sbc2410x/flash.c
@@ -173,6 +173,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 	int iflag, cflag, prot, sect;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
 	int chip;
+	ulong start;

 	/* first look for protection bits */

@@ -213,7 +214,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		printf ("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 		/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-		reset_timer_masked ();
+		start = get_timer(0);

 		if (info->protect[sect] == 0) {	/* not protected */
 			vu_short *addr = (vu_short *) (info->start[sect]);
@@ -233,7 +234,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 				result = *addr;

 				/* check timeout */
-				if (get_timer_masked () >
+				if (get_timer(start) >
 				    CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					MEM_FLASH_ADDR1 = CMD_READ_ARRAY;
 					chip = TMO;
@@ -295,6 +296,7 @@  static int write_hword (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ushort data)
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
 	int cflag, iflag;
 	int chip;
+	ulong start;

 	/*
 	 * Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased
@@ -322,7 +324,7 @@  static int write_hword (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ushort data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	get_timer(start);

 	/* wait until flash is ready */
 	chip = 0;
@@ -330,7 +332,7 @@  static int write_hword (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ushort data)
 		result = *addr;

 		/* check timeout */
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 			chip = ERR | TMO;
 			break;
 		}
diff --git a/board/scb9328/flash.c b/board/scb9328/flash.c
index c6f94ae..00c660a 100644
--- a/board/scb9328/flash.c
+++ b/board/scb9328/flash.c
@@ -97,11 +97,12 @@  static FLASH_BUS_RET flash_status_reg (void)
 static int flash_ready (ulong timeout)
 {
 	int ok = 1;
+	ulong start;

-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);
 	while ((flash_status_reg () & FLASH_CMD (CFI_INTEL_SR_READY)) !=
 		   FLASH_CMD (CFI_INTEL_SR_READY)) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > timeout && timeout != 0) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > timeout && timeout != 0) {
 			ok = 0;
 			break;
 		}
diff --git a/board/shannon/flash.c b/board/shannon/flash.c
index 0455afa..179ec5f 100644
--- a/board/shannon/flash.c
+++ b/board/shannon/flash.c
@@ -190,6 +190,7 @@  int	flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
     int iflag, cflag, prot, sect;
     int rc = ERR_OK;
     int chip1, chip2;
+    ulong start;

     /* first look for protection bits */

@@ -231,7 +232,7 @@  int	flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 	printf("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	if (info->protect[sect] == 0)
 	{	/* not protected */
@@ -253,7 +254,7 @@  int	flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		result = *addr;

 		/* check timeout */
-		if (get_timer_masked() > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT)
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT)
 		{
 		    MEM_FLASH_ADDR1 = CMD_READ_ARRAY;
 		    chip1 = TMO;
@@ -322,6 +323,7 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, ulong data)
     int rc = ERR_OK;
     int cflag, iflag;
     int chip1, chip2;
+    ulong start;

     /*
      * Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased
@@ -349,7 +351,7 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, ulong data)
     *addr = data;

     /* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-    reset_timer_masked();
+    start = get_timer(0);

     /* wait until flash is ready */
     chip1 = chip2 = 0;
@@ -358,7 +360,7 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, ulong data)
 	result = *addr;

 	/* check timeout */
-	if (get_timer_masked() > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT)
+	if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT)
 	{
 	    chip1 = ERR | TMO;
 	    break;
diff --git a/board/ti/omap1610inn/flash.c b/board/ti/omap1610inn/flash.c
index 36200ad..1b67d08 100644
--- a/board/ti/omap1610inn/flash.c
+++ b/board/ti/omap1610inn/flash.c
@@ -278,7 +278,7 @@  void flash_unprotect_sectors (FPWV * addr)
 int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 {
 	int flag, prot, sect;
-	ulong type, start, last;
+	ulong type, start;
 	int rcode = 0;

 	if ((s_first < 0) || (s_first > s_last)) {
@@ -311,10 +311,6 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		printf ("\n");
 	}

-
-	start = get_timer (0);
-	last = start;
-
 	/* Disable interrupts which might cause a timeout here */
 	flag = disable_interrupts ();

@@ -329,7 +325,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			flash_unprotect_sectors (addr);

 			/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-			reset_timer_masked ();
+			start = get_timer(0);

 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00500050;/* clear status register */
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00200020;/* erase setup */
@@ -338,7 +334,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			while (((status =
 				*addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) !=
 				(FPW) 0x00800080) {
-					if (get_timer_masked () >
+					if (get_timer(start) >
 					CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					printf ("Timeout\n");
 					/* suspend erase     */
@@ -458,6 +454,7 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	FPWV *addr = (FPWV *) dest;
 	ulong status;
 	int flag;
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased */
 	if ((*addr & data) != data) {
@@ -470,11 +467,11 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait while polling the status register */
 	while (((status = *addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) != (FPW) 0x00800080) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00FF00FF;	/* restore read mode */
 			return (1);
 		}
diff --git a/board/ti/omap730p2/flash.c b/board/ti/omap730p2/flash.c
index 5b56b98..185bc2d 100644
--- a/board/ti/omap730p2/flash.c
+++ b/board/ti/omap730p2/flash.c
@@ -261,7 +261,7 @@  void flash_unprotect_sectors (FPWV * addr)
 int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 {
 	int flag, prot, sect;
-	ulong type, start, last;
+	ulong type, start;
 	int rcode = 0;

 	if ((s_first < 0) || (s_first > s_last)) {
@@ -294,10 +294,6 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		printf ("\n");
 	}

-
-	start = get_timer (0);
-	last = start;
-
 	/* Disable interrupts which might cause a timeout here */
 	flag = disable_interrupts ();

@@ -312,7 +308,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			flash_unprotect_sectors (addr);

 			/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-			reset_timer_masked ();
+			start = get_timer(0);

 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00500050;/* clear status register */
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00200020;/* erase setup */
@@ -321,7 +317,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			while (((status =
 				*addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) !=
 				(FPW) 0x00800080) {
-					if (get_timer_masked () >
+					if (get_timer(start) >
 					CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					printf ("Timeout\n");
 					/* suspend erase     */
@@ -441,6 +437,7 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	FPWV *addr = (FPWV *) dest;
 	ulong status;
 	int flag;
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased */
 	if ((*addr & data) != data) {
@@ -454,11 +451,11 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait while polling the status register */
 	while (((status = *addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) != (FPW) 0x00800080) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00FF00FF;	/* restore read mode */
 			return (1);
 		}
diff --git a/board/trab/cmd_trab.c b/board/trab/cmd_trab.c
index dec3c61..17890d9 100644
--- a/board/trab/cmd_trab.c
+++ b/board/trab/cmd_trab.c
@@ -201,7 +201,7 @@  int do_burn_in (cmd_tbl_t *cmdtp, int flag, int argc, char * const argv[])
 		 * avoid timestamp overflow problem after about 68 minutes of
 		 * udelay() time.
 		 */
-		reset_timer_masked ();
+		get_timer(0);
 		for (i = 0; i < BIF_MAX; i++) {

 			/* call test function */
@@ -715,7 +715,7 @@  static void led_blink (void)

 	/* blink LED. This function does not return! */
 	while (1) {
-		reset_timer_masked ();
+		get_timer(0);
 		led_set (1);
 		udelay (1000000 / LED_BLINK_FREQ / 2);
 		led_set (0);
@@ -860,7 +860,7 @@  int do_temp_log (cmd_tbl_t *cmdtp, int flag, int argc, char * const argv[])
 			 * reset timer to avoid timestamp overflow problem
 			 * after about 68 minutes of udelay() time.
 			 */
-			reset_timer_masked ();
+			get_timer(0);
 			sdelay (delay);
 	}

diff --git a/board/trab/flash.c b/board/trab/flash.c
index 4e89c41..bde1f77 100644
--- a/board/trab/flash.c
+++ b/board/trab/flash.c
@@ -182,6 +182,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 	int iflag, prot, sect;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
 	int chip1, chip2;
+	ulong start;

 	debug ("flash_erase: s_first %d  s_last %d\n", s_first, s_last);

@@ -237,7 +238,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			sect, info->start[sect]);

 		/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-		reset_timer_masked ();
+		start = get_timer(0);

 		if (info->protect[sect] == 0) {	/* not protected */
 			vu_long *addr = (vu_long *) (info->start[sect]);
@@ -257,7 +258,7 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t * info, int s_first, int s_last)
 				result = *addr;

 				/* check timeout */
-				if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+				if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					MEM_FLASH_ADDR1 = CMD_READ_ARRAY;
 					chip1 = TMO;
 					break;
@@ -315,6 +316,7 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ulong data)
 	vu_long *addr = (vu_long *) dest;
 	ulong result;
 	int rc = ERR_OK;
+	ulong start;

 #if 0
 	int cflag;
@@ -348,7 +350,7 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ulong data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start= get_timer(0);

 	/* wait until flash is ready */
 	chip1 = chip2 = 0;
@@ -356,7 +358,7 @@  static int write_word (flash_info_t * info, ulong dest, ulong data)
 		result = *addr;

 		/* check timeout */
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			chip1 = ERR | TMO;
 			break;
 		}
diff --git a/board/xaeniax/flash.c b/board/xaeniax/flash.c
index b051c89..6cb0aca 100644
--- a/board/xaeniax/flash.c
+++ b/board/xaeniax/flash.c
@@ -221,7 +221,7 @@  static ulong flash_get_size (FPW *addr, flash_info_t *info)
 int flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 {
 	int flag, prot, sect;
-	ulong type, start, last;
+	ulong type, start;
 	int rcode = 0;

 	if ((s_first < 0) || (s_first > s_last)) {
@@ -254,9 +254,6 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		printf ("\n");
 	}

-	start = get_timer (0);
-	last = start;
-
 	/* Disable interrupts which might cause a timeout here */
 	flag = disable_interrupts ();

@@ -269,14 +266,14 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			printf ("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 			/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-			reset_timer_masked ();
+			start = get_timer(0);

 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00500050;	/* clear status register */
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00200020;	/* erase setup */
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00D000D0;	/* erase confirm */

 			while (((status = *addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) != (FPW) 0x00800080) {
-				if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+				if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					printf ("Timeout\n");
 					*addr = (FPW) 0x00B000B0;	/* suspend erase     */
 					*addr = (FPW) 0x00FF00FF;	/* reset to read mode */
@@ -393,6 +390,7 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	FPWV *addr = (FPWV *) dest;
 	ulong status;
 	int flag;
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased */
 	if ((*addr & data) != data) {
@@ -406,11 +404,11 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait while polling the status register */
 	while (((status = *addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) != (FPW) 0x00800080) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00FF00FF;	/* restore read mode */
 			return (1);
 		}
diff --git a/board/xm250/flash.c b/board/xm250/flash.c
index b02149c..e825aba 100644
--- a/board/xm250/flash.c
+++ b/board/xm250/flash.c
@@ -250,7 +250,7 @@  static ulong flash_get_size (FPW *addr, flash_info_t *info)
 int flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 {
 	int flag, prot, sect;
-	ulong type, start, last;
+	ulong type, start;
 	int rcode = 0;

 	if ((s_first < 0) || (s_first > s_last)) {
@@ -283,9 +283,6 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		printf ("\n");
 	}

-	start = get_timer (0);
-	last = start;
-
 	/* Disable interrupts which might cause a timeout here */
 	flag = disable_interrupts ();

@@ -298,14 +295,14 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			printf ("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 			/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-			reset_timer_masked ();
+			start = get_timer(0);

 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00500050;	/* clear status register */
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00200020;	/* erase setup */
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00D000D0;	/* erase confirm */

 			while (((status = *addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) != (FPW) 0x00800080) {
-				if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+				if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					printf ("Timeout\n");
 					*addr = (FPW) 0x00B000B0;	/* suspend erase     */
 					*addr = (FPW) 0x00FF00FF;	/* reset to read mode */
@@ -422,6 +419,7 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	FPWV *addr = (FPWV *) dest;
 	ulong status;
 	int flag;
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased */
 	if ((*addr & data) != data) {
@@ -435,11 +433,11 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait while polling the status register */
 	while (((status = *addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) != (FPW) 0x00800080) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00FF00FF;	/* restore read mode */
 			return (1);
 		}
@@ -470,6 +468,7 @@  int flash_real_protect(flash_info_t *info, long sector, int prot)
 	int rc = 0;
 	vu_long *addr = (vu_long *)(info->start[sector]);
 	int flag = disable_interrupts();
+	ulong start;

 	*addr = INTEL_CLEAR;	/* Clear status register */
 	if (prot) {			/* Set sector lock bit */
@@ -481,10 +480,10 @@  int flash_real_protect(flash_info_t *info, long sector, int prot)
 		*addr = INTEL_CONFIRM;	/* clear */
 	}

-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	while ((*addr & INTEL_FINISHED) != INTEL_FINISHED) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_UNLOCK_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_UNLOCK_TOUT) {
 			printf("Flash lock bit operation timed out\n");
 			rc = 1;
 			break;
@@ -510,13 +509,13 @@  int flash_real_protect(flash_info_t *info, long sector, int prot)
 		{
 			if (info->protect[i])
 			{
-				reset_timer_masked ();
+				start = get_timer(0);
 				addr = (vu_long *)(info->start[i]);
 				*addr = INTEL_LOCKBIT;	/* Sector lock bit */
 				*addr = INTEL_PROTECT;	/* set */
 				while ((*addr & INTEL_FINISHED) != INTEL_FINISHED)
 				{
-					if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_UNLOCK_TOUT)
+					if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_UNLOCK_TOUT)
 					{
 						printf("Flash lock bit operation timed out\n");
 						rc = 1;
diff --git a/board/zylonite/flash.c b/board/zylonite/flash.c
index 5ba84c6..3ee0ab8 100644
--- a/board/zylonite/flash.c
+++ b/board/zylonite/flash.c
@@ -224,7 +224,7 @@  static ulong flash_get_size (FPW *addr, flash_info_t *info)
 int flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 {
 	int flag, prot, sect;
-	ulong type, start, last;
+	ulong type, start;
 	int rcode = 0;

 	if ((s_first < 0) || (s_first > s_last)) {
@@ -257,9 +257,6 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 		printf ("\n");
 	}

-	start = get_timer (0);
-	last = start;
-
 	/* Disable interrupts which might cause a timeout here */
 	flag = disable_interrupts ();

@@ -272,14 +269,14 @@  int flash_erase (flash_info_t *info, int s_first, int s_last)
 			printf ("Erasing sector %2d ... ", sect);

 			/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-			reset_timer_masked ();
+			start = get_timer(0);

 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00500050;	/* clear status register */
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00200020;	/* erase setup */
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00D000D0;	/* erase confirm */

 			while (((status = *addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) != (FPW) 0x00800080) {
-				if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
+				if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_ERASE_TOUT) {
 					printf ("Timeout\n");
 					*addr = (FPW) 0x00B000B0;	/* suspend erase     */
 					*addr = (FPW) 0x00FF00FF;	/* reset to read mode */
@@ -396,6 +393,7 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	FPWV *addr = (FPWV *) dest;
 	ulong status;
 	int flag;
+	ulong start;

 	/* Check if Flash is (sufficiently) erased */
 	if ((*addr & data) != data) {
@@ -409,11 +407,11 @@  static int write_data (flash_info_t *info, ulong dest, FPW data)
 	*addr = data;

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
+	start = get_timer(0);

 	/* wait while polling the status register */
 	while (((status = *addr) & (FPW) 0x00800080) != (FPW) 0x00800080) {
-		if (get_timer_masked () > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
+		if (get_timer(start) > CONFIG_SYS_FLASH_WRITE_TOUT) {
 			*addr = (FPW) 0x00FF00FF;	/* restore read mode */
 			return (1);
 		}
diff --git a/drivers/mtd/spi/eeprom_m95xxx.c b/drivers/mtd/spi/eeprom_m95xxx.c
index 632db4e..ef8ed6f 100644
--- a/drivers/mtd/spi/eeprom_m95xxx.c
+++ b/drivers/mtd/spi/eeprom_m95xxx.c
@@ -75,6 +75,7 @@  ssize_t spi_write (uchar *addr, int alen, uchar *buffer, int len)
 {
 	struct spi_slave *slave;
 	char buf[3];
+	ulong start;

 	slave = spi_setup_slave(CONFIG_DEFAULT_SPI_BUS, 1, 1000000,
 			CONFIG_DEFAULT_SPI_MODE);
@@ -102,7 +103,7 @@  ssize_t spi_write (uchar *addr, int alen, uchar *buffer, int len)
 	if(spi_xfer(slave, len * 8, buffer, NULL, SPI_XFER_END))
 		return -1;

-	reset_timer_masked();
+	start = get_timer(0);
 	do {
 		buf[0] = SPI_EEPROM_RDSR;
 		buf[1] = 0;
@@ -111,7 +112,7 @@  ssize_t spi_write (uchar *addr, int alen, uchar *buffer, int len)
 		if (!(buf[1] & 1))
 			break;

-	} while (get_timer_masked() < CONFIG_SYS_SPI_WRITE_TOUT);
+	} while (get_timer(start) < CONFIG_SYS_SPI_WRITE_TOUT);

 	if (buf[1] & 1)
 		printf ("*** spi_write: Time out while writing!\n");
diff --git a/drivers/net/fec_mxc.c b/drivers/net/fec_mxc.c
index 4e4cd27..ab90afa 100644
--- a/drivers/net/fec_mxc.c
+++ b/drivers/net/fec_mxc.c
@@ -86,7 +86,7 @@  static int fec_miiphy_read(const char *dev, uint8_t phyAddr, uint8_t regAddr,
 	/*
 	 * wait for the related interrupt
 	 */
-	start = get_timer_masked();
+	start = get_timer(0);
 	while (!(readl(&fec->eth->ievent) & FEC_IEVENT_MII)) {
 		if (get_timer(start) > (CONFIG_SYS_HZ / 1000)) {
 			printf("Read MDIO failed...\n");
@@ -138,7 +138,7 @@  static int fec_miiphy_write(const char *dev, uint8_t phyAddr, uint8_t regAddr,
 	/*
 	 * wait for the MII interrupt
 	 */
-	start = get_timer_masked();
+	start = get_timer(0);
 	while (!(readl(&fec->eth->ievent) & FEC_IEVENT_MII)) {
 		if (get_timer(start) > (CONFIG_SYS_HZ / 1000)) {
 			printf("Write MDIO failed...\n");
@@ -189,7 +189,7 @@  static int miiphy_wait_aneg(struct eth_device *dev)
 	/*
 	 * Wait for AN completion
 	 */
-	start = get_timer_masked();
+	start = get_timer(0);
 	do {
 		if (get_timer(start) > (CONFIG_SYS_HZ * 5)) {
 			printf("%s: Autonegotiation timeout\n", dev->name);
diff --git a/drivers/net/netarm_eth.c b/drivers/net/netarm_eth.c
index c9e324e..f54817e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/netarm_eth.c
+++ b/drivers/net/netarm_eth.c
@@ -81,9 +81,10 @@  static unsigned int na_mii_read (int reg)

 static int na_mii_poll_busy (void)
 {
+	ulong start;
 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked ();
-	while (get_timer_masked () < NA_MII_POLL_BUSY_DELAY) {
+	start = get_timer(0));
+	while (get_timer(start) < NA_MII_POLL_BUSY_DELAY) {
 		if (!(GET_EADDR (NETARM_ETH_MII_IND) & NETARM_ETH_MIII_BUSY)) {
 			return 1;
 		}
@@ -164,19 +165,20 @@  static unsigned int na_mii_check_speed (void)
 static int reset_eth (void)
 {
 	int pt;
+	ulong start;

 	na_get_mac_addr ();
 	pt = na_mii_identify_phy ();

 	/* reset the phy */
 	na_mii_write (MII_PHY_CONTROL, 0x8000);
-	reset_timer_masked ();
-	while (get_timer_masked () < NA_MII_NEGOTIATE_DELAY) {
+	start = get_timer(0);
+	while (get_timer(start) < NA_MII_NEGOTIATE_DELAY) {
 		if ((na_mii_read (MII_PHY_STATUS) & 0x8000) == 0) {
 			break;
 		}
 	}
-	if (get_timer_masked () >= NA_MII_NEGOTIATE_DELAY)
+	if (get_timer(start) >= NA_MII_NEGOTIATE_DELAY)
 		printf ("phy reset timeout\n");

 	/* set the PCS reg */
diff --git a/drivers/spi/atmel_dataflash_spi.c b/drivers/spi/atmel_dataflash_spi.c
index 4a5c4aa..cc5a532 100644
--- a/drivers/spi/atmel_dataflash_spi.c
+++ b/drivers/spi/atmel_dataflash_spi.c
@@ -134,6 +134,7 @@  unsigned int AT91F_SpiWrite1(AT91PS_DataflashDesc pDesc);
 unsigned int AT91F_SpiWrite(AT91PS_DataflashDesc pDesc)
 {
 	unsigned int timeout;
+	ulong start;

 	pDesc->state = BUSY;

@@ -158,12 +159,12 @@  unsigned int AT91F_SpiWrite(AT91PS_DataflashDesc pDesc)
 	}

 	/* arm simple, non interrupt dependent timer */
-	reset_timer_masked();
+	start = get_timer(0);
 	timeout = 0;

 	writel(AT91_SPI_TXTEN + AT91_SPI_RXTEN, AT91_BASE_SPI + AT91_SPI_PTCR);
 	while (!(readl(AT91_BASE_SPI + AT91_SPI_SR) & AT91_SPI_RXBUFF) &&
-		((timeout = get_timer_masked()) < CONFIG_SYS_SPI_WRITE_TOUT));
+		((timeout = get_timer(start)) < CONFIG_SYS_SPI_WRITE_TOUT));
 	writel(AT91_SPI_TXTDIS + AT91_SPI_RXTDIS, AT91_BASE_SPI + AT91_SPI_PTCR);
 	pDesc->state = IDLE;