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    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 1/6] RTC subsystem, class
    On Mon, 26 Dec 2005 21:16:57 +0100
    Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz> wrote:

    > > > > +int rtc_set_alarm(struct class_device *class_dev, struct rtc_wkalrm*alrm)
    > > >
    > > > Struct rtc_wake_alarm *alarm, those wovels are there for readability.
    > >
    > > I'm not the one who created this structure. It's defined
    > > in linux/rtc.h since a long time. I can only change alrm
    > > to alarm.
    >
    > Sorry if you are not responsible... Yes, alarm would be better.
    >
    > How does this relate to /proc/acpi/alarm, btw? Do they use same RTC
    > alarm?

    Yes, they do. The ACPI subsystem does direct I/O on the cmos clock.

    Given the complexity of the ACPI code, when/if the x86 rtc driver
    will be ported to the RTC subsystem, it would be wise
    to disable the alarm part if ACPI is compiled in.

    --

    Best regards,

    Alessandro Zummo,
    Tower Technologies - Turin, Italy

    http://www.towertech.it

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