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    SubjectRe: [rtc-linux] Re: 2.6.21-rc2 : Oops in rtc_cmos...
    On Tue, 6 Mar 2007 11:32:28 -0800
    David Brownell <> wrote:

    > > on then... My dmesg says, related to rtc :
    > >
    > > ...
    > > rtc_cmos 00:03: rtc core: registered rtc_cmos as rtc0
    > I think the RTC core shouldn't emit this message; I'll send
    > a patch. It's just confusing on error paths; and on success
    > paths it's less informative than a message from the driver
    > itself could be.

    I would like a way to have a common "welcome" message among
    all the drivers. Please take this into account if you want
    to send a patch ;)

    > > What does this all mean ? I thought an RTC Cmos was always there on a
    > > standard PC motherboard... (that's why I had activated the option in the
    > > first time).
    > You enabled CONFIG_RTC (under char drivers, "Enhanced Real Time Clock Support")
    > so that driver has claimed the CMOS RTC instead of "rtc-cmos.c". Disable it.
    > Then you'll be able to use this driver with no little surprises.

    maybe we should consider this in the Kconfig.


    Best regards,

    Alessandro Zummo,
    Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy

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