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

Sven Luther sven.luther at wanadoo.fr
Wed Jan 7 18:43:12 EST 2004

On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 06:22:25PM +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > 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 ?

Yes, sure. But naturally they die horribly on pmac hardware, or so i am

> then you can do, in 2.4, something ugly like that:
> if (_machine == _MACH_Pmac)
> 	return -ENODEV;
> #endif

Ok, cool, will try that out.


Sven Luther

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