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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/18] RTC subsystem
    On Tue, 28 Mar 2006 11:17:51 -0600
    Kumar Gala <galak@kernel.crashing.org> wrote:

    > > No mechanism, an rtc is actually supposed to be running. You may want
    > > to export a sysfs attribute from the ds1672 driver to inform
    > > user space.
    >
    > Any suggestions on what to call it?

    you can either use the name of the bit, according to the datasheet,
    or "enabled".

    > > I can't check it right now, but iirc I enable the ds1672 counting
    > > bit in the driver init code.
    >
    > Hmm, I didn't see that. I was going to send a patch to have
    > ds1672_set_mmss() always enable the counting bit.

    please do. I'd appreciate if you can also add a check
    for this bit on driver init and a printk to warn
    the user if it is disabled.

    thanks!


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    Best regards,

    Alessandro Zummo,
    Tower Technologies - Turin, Italy

    http://www.towertech.it

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