Would setting the CONFIG_RTC option break the powerpc kernel on your machine ?

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at linux-m68k.org
Thu Dec 18 03:18:44 EST 2003

On Wed, 17 Dec 2003, Segher Boessenkool wrote:
> > No, that's VIA as in Versatile Interface Adapter, not as in VIA
> > Technologies.
> > It used to be a separate chip in the old 68000 days, but now it's
> > integrated in
> > some Mac fabric (e.g. Mac I/O).
> Actually, there is no RTC chip _at all_ in NewWorld Macs.  The PMU
> itself keeps the time (from a 32768Hz clock).

So from a technical point of view, the PMU is the RTC chip, right?



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