[RFC] generic MIPS RTC driver

Maciej W. Rozycki macro at ds2.pg.gda.pl
Tue Nov 13 00:29:14 EST 2001

On Mon, 12 Nov 2001, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> >  Unless you use a non-MC146818 RTC, which you need to write a separate
> > driver for anyway.
> Yep, so that's why both m68k and PPC have common routines to read/write the
> RTC, with a /dev/rtc-compatible abstraction on top of it.

 OK, then you need an RTC chipset-specific driver and not a CPU
architecture-specific one.  Otherwise we'll end with a zillion of similar
RTC drivers like we already have for LANCE and SCC chips.

+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
+        e-mail: macro at ds2.pg.gda.pl, PGP key available        +

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