[RFC/PATCH 1/2] Basic generic time/clocksource code for PowerPC
paubert at iram.es
Fri Sep 7 03:05:47 EST 2007
On Thu, Sep 06, 2007 at 12:01:23PM -0500, Scott Wood wrote:
> 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.
I have many machines on which cron is not even installed.
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