[RFC/PATCH 1/2] Basic generic time/clocksource code for PowerPC

Scott Wood scottwood at freescale.com
Fri Sep 7 03:01:23 EST 2007

On Thu, Sep 06, 2007 at 06:55:35PM +0200, Gabriel Paubert wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 07, 2007 at 12:41:38AM +1000, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> > This changes PowerPC to use the generic time infrastructure for
> > gettimeofday et al.  We register a clocksource which uses the timebase
> > register, or the RTC on the 601.
> > 
> > It also gets rid of the RTC update stuff.  IIRC we discussed removing
> > this some time ago but never actually did it.
> So who will be in charge of updating the RTC now? The update 
> every 11 min is there to stay on x86(-64) it seems.

Put something in crontab to run hwclock periodically.


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