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

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Dec 18 04:16:31 EST 2003

>> 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?

Not really, it's a very different mechanism.  But you could say it
is yeah, if you don't mind being sloppy ;-)


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