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From: "J.A. Magallón" <jamagallon@ono.com>
To: "Linux-Kernel, " <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [rtc-linux] state of GEN_RTC vs rtc subsystem
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2008 08:47:40 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080222084740.00102290@werewolf> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080220180325.46446675@i1501.lan.towertech.it>

On Wed, 20 Feb 2008 18:03:25 +0100, Alessandro Zummo <alessandro.zummo@towertech.it> wrote:

> On Wed, 20 Feb 2008 10:11:23 -0600
> Kumar Gala <galak@kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Is the functionality provided by drivers/char/gen_rtc.c completely  
> > handled by the rtc subsystem in drivers/rtc?
> > 
> > I ask for two reasons:
> > 1. should we make it mutually exclusive in Kconfig
> > 2. I've enabled both and get (we'll my defconfig did):
> 
>  They shouldn't be enabled at once. I think a patch 
>  for Kconfig has been recently submitted to give a warning
>  in such a case.
> 
>  rtc-cmos should be able to handle the vast majority of x86
>  rtcs out there. 
> 

In fact, you have 3 rtc implementations available.
Please, can you take a look at this question also:

http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=120355254713965&w=2

>  The only real open issue is related to the ntp synchronization
>  mode and will be solved only when we can get rid of it :)
> 


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  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-22  7:47 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   ` J.A. Magallón [this message]
2008-05-30 22:45   ` [rtc-linux] " 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

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