Re: [PATCH] x86: i2c rtc instead of cmos rtc

From: Alessandro Zummo
Date: Tue Jan 27 2009 - 06:22:18 EST

On Mon, 26 Jan 2009 17:04:23 -0800
Ed Swierk <eswierk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Allows the user to ignore the cmos real-time clock normally found on x86
> boards, and to use an i2c rtc in its place. This is intended to be used
> with with CONFIG_RTC_HCTOSYS=y to set the system clock from the rtc
> automatically during boot, and with CONFIG_RTC_SYSTOHC=y to have ntpd
> update the rtc (see separate patch).

can't you just avoid compiling rtc cmos? or compile it as a module and
load the i2c rtc first?


Best regards,

Alessandro Zummo,
Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy

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