Re: [rtc-linux] Re: [PATCH 2/2] rtc: Add boot_timesource sysfsattribute

From: Matthew Garrett
Date: Fri Sep 04 2009 - 12:56:03 EST

On Fri, Sep 04, 2009 at 06:52:43PM +0200, Alessandro Zummo wrote:

> that's ok, but nonetheless there's a problem in hwclock
> if it takes 3 secs to read the time.

The 3-second case is with virtualised access to the cmos, but you're
right that it does sound excessive. Even so, it seems like a win to be
able to avoid running code that the kernel's already run

Matthew Garrett | mjg59@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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