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From: Richard Zidlicky <rz@linux-m68k.org>
To: Kumar Gala <galak@kernel.crashing.org>
Cc: a.zummo@towertech.it, rtc-linux@googlegroups.com,
	LKML Kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linuxppc-dev list <linuxppc-dev@ozlabs.org>
Subject: Re: state of GEN_RTC vs rtc subsystem
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 10:26:17 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080221092616.GA999@linux-m68k.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47B18612-66A3-476C-B81C-F2FD11CE9A64@kernel.crashing.org>

On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 10:11:23AM -0600, Kumar Gala wrote:
>  Is the functionality provided by drivers/char/gen_rtc.c completely handled 
>  by the rtc subsystem in drivers/rtc?

they were not designed work parallel at the same. Not sure if there is
ever a valid reason to have both comiled into one kernel image - might be
for some architectures - but when the situation is not handled correctly 
the easiest fix is to make them mutually exclusive.

Richard

      parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-21  9:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-20 16:11 Kumar Gala
2008-02-20 17:03 ` [rtc-linux] " Alessandro Zummo
2008-02-20 20:37   ` woodys
2008-02-21  0:14     ` [rtc-linux] " Alessandro Zummo
2008-02-22  7:47   ` [rtc-linux] " J.A. Magallón
2008-05-30 22:45   ` Geoff Levand
2008-06-02 22:27     ` Geoff Levand
2008-06-07  6:38       ` Rogério Brito
2008-06-07  9:46       ` [rtc-linux] " David Woodhouse
2008-02-21  9:26 ` Richard Zidlicky [this message]

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