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From: Len Brown <lenb@kernel.org>
To: David Brownell <david-b@pacbell.net>
Cc: Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>,
	Linux Kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: loosen dependancy on rtc cmos
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 18:20:33 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200702141820.33928.lenb@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200702141155.33970.david-b@pacbell.net>

On Wednesday 14 February 2007 14:55, David Brownell wrote:
> On Wednesday 14 February 2007 10:09 am, Dave Jones wrote:
> > This option is useful for all of the X86 subarchs afaik (and especially X86_GENERICARCH).
> 
> You're right ... _potentially_ useful, which is the same standard used
> in most of the other cases.  The "X86_PC" is debris from an early version
> of this patch, which limited the code to cases where it was known to work.
> The X86_PC hardware standard does standardize on this particular RTC, but
> non-PC platforms can use it too.
> 
> I still need to resubmit the patch, for X86_PC, which defines the platform
> device in the (common) case where PNPACPI isn't defined.

CONFIG_PNPACPI=y is not the common case?

-Len

> Other X86 boards 
> would need something similar, based on what chips are wired to the CPU.
> 
> 
> > Signed-off-by: Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
> 
> Signed-off-by: David Brownell <dbrownell@users.sourceforge.net>
> 
> 
> > --- linux-2.6.20.noarch/drivers/rtc/Kconfig~	2007-02-14 13:07:07.000000000 -0500
> > +++ linux-2.6.20.noarch/drivers/rtc/Kconfig	2007-02-14 13:07:13.000000000 -0500
> > @@ -101,7 +101,7 @@ comment "RTC drivers"
> >  
> >  config RTC_DRV_CMOS
> >  	tristate "PC-style 'CMOS' real time clock"
> > -	depends on RTC_CLASS && (X86_PC || ALPHA || ARM26 || ARM \
> > +	depends on RTC_CLASS && (X86 || ALPHA || ARM26 || ARM \
> >  		|| M32R || ATARI || POWERPC)
> >  	help
> >  	  Say "yes" here to get direct support for the real time clock
> > 
> > -- 
> > http://www.codemonkey.org.uk
> > 
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  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-14 23:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-14 18:09 Dave Jones
2007-02-14 19:55 ` David Brownell
2007-02-14 23:20   ` Len Brown [this message]
2007-02-14 23:47     ` David Brownell
2007-02-16  4:38       ` Len Brown
2007-02-16  5:12         ` David Brownell
2007-02-17  0:36           ` David Brownell

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