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

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Jan 7 18:22:25 EST 2004

> BTW, i didn't manage to get the generic RTC code working on my pegasos,
> and i am actually a bit pressed for time.
> Do you think a workaround, for the debian powerpc packages, would be to
> add a test for the presence of a pmac in the CONFIG_RTC code, and abort
> if one is found ?
> If so, what would be the best way to test for a pmac subarch in the
> drivers/char/rtc.c code ?

will the kernel let you build both drivers in ?

then you can do, in 2.4, something ugly like that:

if (_machine == _MACH_Pmac)
	return -ENODEV;


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