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    SubjectRe: [linux-pm] sleepy linux self-test
    On Saturday 02 February 2008, Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > > [   23.509562] Calling initcall 0xc0c49e00: be_sleepy+0x0/0x170()
    > > [   23.515837] PM: no wakelarm-capable RTC
    > > [   23.517562] initcall 0xc0c49e00: be_sleepy+0x0/0x170() returned 0.

    Because CONFIG_RTC_DRV_CMOS was not configured, though
    you had several other RTC drivers ready.

    > # CONFIG_RTC_DRV_CMOS is not set

    Then later you had that enabled, but you also had the
    legacy driver enabled:

    > CONFIG_RTC=y

    So that was the driver which succesfully bound to the RTC
    (since it's probed first) and prevented the more generic
    code from kicking in.

    Nobody has yet submitted a patch to help arbitrate between the
    legacy and "newfangled" RTC drivers. The general "how to Kconfig"
    policy has been to expect a lot (too much?) from users, but this
    type of annoyance is too common.

    Maybe we need something to more actively avoid the "two drivers"
    on PC hardware ... like the appended. (The "comment" is there as
    a reminder to folk who still look to that menu for RTC stuff.)

    - Dave

    --- g26.orig/drivers/char/Kconfig
    +++ g26/drivers/char/Kconfig
    @@ -715,9 +715,12 @@ config NVRAM
    To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
    module will be called nvram.

    +comment "You are using the RTC framework, not the legacy CMOS RTC driver"
    + depends on RTC_DRV_CMOS
    config RTC
    tristate "Enhanced Real Time Clock Support"
    - depends on !PPC && !PARISC && !IA64 && !M68K && !SPARC && !FRV && !ARM && !SUPERH && !S390
    + depends on !PPC && !PARISC && !IA64 && !M68K && !SPARC && !FRV && !ARM && !SUPERH && !S390 && !RTC_DRV_CMOS
    If you say Y here and create a character special file /dev/rtc with
    major number 10 and minor number 135 using mknod ("man mknod"), you
    --- g26.orig/drivers/rtc/Kconfig
    +++ g26/drivers/rtc/Kconfig
    @@ -281,6 +281,7 @@ comment "Platform RTC drivers"
    config RTC_DRV_CMOS
    tristate "PC-style 'CMOS'"
    depends on X86 || ALPHA || ARM || M32R || ATARI || PPC || MIPS
    + default y if X86
    Say "yes" here to get direct support for the real time clock
    found in every PC or ACPI-based system, and some other boards.
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