board with no RTC

Goforth, Edward Ed.Goforth at
Fri Jan 14 02:14:20 EST 2005

Thanks to everyone who responded.  Now that a RTC is not a requirement,
can anyone offer advice on what I will need to do to get the kernel
(2.4.18) to play nice?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ed.Goforth at [mailto:Ed.Goforth at] 
> Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2005 6:26 PM
> To: linuxppc-embedded at
> Subject: board with no RTC
> We have a 440gx based custom board.  I have learned that it does not
> have a RTC. Has anyone had any success with a board without a 
> RTC, or is
> it even possible?  How much of a problem will this cause?  
> Should we get the board respun with a RTC?  We would prefer 
> using a 2.4
> kernel, but would certainly go to a 2.6 kernel if that made things
> easier.
> Thanks in advance for any advice.
> Ed Goforth
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