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

From: Alessandro Zummo
Date: Thu Jan 29 2009 - 15:12:19 EST

On Thu, 29 Jan 2009 12:05:26 -0800
Ed Swierk <eswierk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Would you prefer a single option to select the rtc (something like
> rtc.device={cmos|i2c,ds1339,1,0x68})? Or do you object to any option
> at all?

I object to options of this kind. It took us a lot of efforts to move
to the new i2c model and to the concept that devices have to be declared
in the board support code. This kind of hack is in the opposite direction.


Best regards,

Alessandro Zummo,
Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy

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