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From: Alessandro Zummo <alessandro.zummo@towertech.it>
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Cc: david-b@pacbell.net, Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	lkml <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [rtc-linux] [patch 2.6.24-git] rtc: avoid legacy drivers with generic framework
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 10:54:12 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080211105412.5c6ad021@i1501.lan.towertech.it> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200802101208.20593.david-b@pacbell.net>

On Sun, 10 Feb 2008 12:08:19 -0800
David Brownell <david-b@pacbell.net> wrote:

> Kconfig tweaks to help reduce RTC configuration bugs, by avoiding
> legacy RTC drivers when the generic RTC framework is enabled:
> 
>  - If rtc-cmos is selected, disable the legacy rtc driver;
> 
>  - When using generic RTC on x86, enable rtc-cmos by default;
> 
>  - In the old "chardev RTC" section of Kconfig, add a comment
>    warning people off these (seven) legacy RTC drivers when
>    the generic framework is in use.
> 
> People can still use the legacy drivers if they want (or need) to.
> 
> Signed-off-by: David Brownell <dbrownell@users.sourceforge.net>

 Acked-by: Alessandro Zummo <a.zummo@towertech.it>

-- 

 Best regards,

 Alessandro Zummo,
  Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy

  http://www.towertech.it


  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-11 10:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-10 20:08 David Brownell
2008-02-11  9:54 ` Alessandro Zummo [this message]
2008-03-08 19:19 ` David Brownell

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