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

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Jan 7 19:30:06 EST 2004

>  1) could a #ifdef __powerpc__ not be enough ?

No. _machine is only defined for the "multiarch" config (PREP/CHRP/PMAC)

>  2) The other failures in rtc_init return -EIO, not -ENODEV.

Well, in this case, -ENODEV makes more sense, though nothing really
cares except the kind of error message the user will get when using
it as a module.

> Friendly,
> Sven Luther
Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org>

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