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

From: Alessandro Zummo
Date: Fri Sep 04 2009 - 13:03:53 EST

On Fri, 4 Sep 2009 17:55:49 +0100
Matthew Garrett <mjg59@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 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

ok. I find boot_timesource to be not intuitive. I'd
vote for hctosys or something like that.


Best regards,

Alessandro Zummo,
Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy

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