[RFC] generic MIPS RTC driver

Pete Popov ppopov at mvista.com
Tue Nov 13 03:14:39 EST 2001

On Mon, 2001-11-12 at 05:29, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> 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.

I agree.  We don't have arch specific network drivers so why have arch
specific rtc drivers.


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