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

Tom Rini trini at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Dec 18 04:06:20 EST 2003

On Wed, Dec 17, 2003 at 05:56:08PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 17, 2003 at 09:47:40AM -0700, Tom Rini wrote:
> > 4) Use CONFIG_GEN_RTC and be happy.  What _might_ be happening right now
> > is that chrp_get_rtc_time is 'funky' and not quite right for anything
> > other than an IBM OpenFirmeware'd CHRP box.  What I would suggest is
> > looking at include/asm-generic/rtc.h in 2.6 and moving much of that code
> > into 'chrp_get_rtc_time' and 'chrp_set_rtc_time'.
> Ok, thanks, i will look into it.
> But then, remember, this is for the debian powerpc kernel, and has to be
> 2.4.x still for now.

Yes.  The code in <asm-generic/rtc.h> is taken right from
drivers/char/rtc.c.  It just didn't get sent to 2.4 for some reason.

Tom Rini

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