Volunteer needed : Re: Would setting the CONFIG_RTC option break the powerpc kernel on your machine ?

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Jan 9 08:53:07 EST 2004

> Anyway, on pegasos 2, i have the problem that CONFIG_RTC works fine, and
> the clock is set, but only _later_. This has as result that the clock is
> wrong when it is the time for filesystem checks, and thus filesystems
> are checked each time.

Your arch code should set an initial UTC time in the kernel
that is correct, which is why you really want to properly
implement working ppc_md.{get,set_rtc_time}, that will get you
this functionality along with working GENERIC_RTC


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