2.4.21-ben2 issues: RTC, Thermal and RTAS

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at linux-m68k.org
Sun Jan 18 23:31:27 EST 2004

On Sun, 18 Jan 2004, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 18, 2004 at 01:14:07PM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > On Tue, 13 Jan 2004, Sven Luther wrote:
> > > Can you confirm that the GEN_RTC driver works for you ?
> >
> > To my surprise, genrtc in 2.4.23 does not work on my LongTrail!
> > The kernel crashes in init/do_mounts.c:mount_block_root() right after the call
> > to sys_chdir(), because current->fs is a NULL pointer. Weird, and it doesn't
> > really look genrtc-related, although the same source tree works fine if I
> > disable genrtc and build in rtc.
> Weird, it works fine for me, what tree are you using ?

linuxppc-2.4, just after 2.4.23 got merged in.

> I think i remember some part of patch concerning the rtc clock or
> something in the linuxppc diff. Could you try 2.4.24 ?

I may give it a try...



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