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    SubjectRe: [rtc-linux] state of GEN_RTC vs rtc subsystem
    On Wed, 20 Feb 2008 18:03:25 +0100, Alessandro Zummo <alessandro.zummo@towertech.it> wrote:

    > On Wed, 20 Feb 2008 10:11:23 -0600
    > Kumar Gala <galak@kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
    >
    > >
    > > Is the functionality provided by drivers/char/gen_rtc.c completely
    > > handled by the rtc subsystem in drivers/rtc?
    > >
    > > I ask for two reasons:
    > > 1. should we make it mutually exclusive in Kconfig
    > > 2. I've enabled both and get (we'll my defconfig did):
    >
    > They shouldn't be enabled at once. I think a patch
    > for Kconfig has been recently submitted to give a warning
    > in such a case.
    >
    > rtc-cmos should be able to handle the vast majority of x86
    > rtcs out there.
    >

    In fact, you have 3 rtc implementations available.
    Please, can you take a look at this question also:

    http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=120355254713965&w=2

    > The only real open issue is related to the ntp synchronization
    > mode and will be solved only when we can get rid of it :)
    >


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