[RFC] generic MIPS RTC driver
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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