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Subject[PATCH] rtc: set the alarm to the next expiring timer
If there is any non expired timer in the queue, the RTC alarm is never set.
This is an issue when adding a timer that expires before the next non
expired timer.

Ensure the RTC alarm is set in that case.

Fixes: 2b2f5ff00f63 ("rtc: interface: ignore expired timers when enqueuing new timers")
Signed-off-by: Alexandre Belloni <>
drivers/rtc/interface.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/rtc/interface.c b/drivers/rtc/interface.c
index 8cec9a02c0b8..9eb32ead63db 100644
--- a/drivers/rtc/interface.c
+++ b/drivers/rtc/interface.c
@@ -779,7 +779,7 @@ static int rtc_timer_enqueue(struct rtc_device *rtc, struct rtc_timer *timer)

timerqueue_add(&rtc->timerqueue, &timer->node);
- if (!next) {
+ if (!next || ktime_before(timer->node.expires, next->expires)) {
struct rtc_wkalrm alarm;
int err;
alarm.time = rtc_ktime_to_tm(timer->node.expires);
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