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    SubjectRe: Periodic RTC interrupt
    On Sun, Feb 20, 2000 at 11:46:08AM -0800, Richard Henderson wrote:
    > On Sun, Feb 20, 2000 at 08:28:55PM +0100, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
    > > Hopefully RTC is going go be useable as a _module_ in the near future,
    > > isn't it?
    > Not for interrrupts.

    This may do PIT;)

    > Of course, that will fail on RUFFIAN, which doesn't have
    > its RTC connected to anything, and has to rely on the PIT
    > for timer interrupts. But it's the oddball.

    Not long ago one could build a running kernel for Alpha w/o RTC support.
    For me, RTC is not important at all *except* to configure the hwclock by
    hwclock 'cause it faily badly w/o RTC module loaded;(

    Well, the actual changes for the Alpha platform show me the some new way:
    compile RTC _in_ or don't compile it at all. Is that right? Of course I can
    do so, but since "older" kernel were fine with RTC being only a module I
    really wonder about that (a bit...) (because I like modules very much;).

    MfG, JBG

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