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SubjectRe: 2.6.16-rc2 powerpc timestamp skew
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Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> writes:

> Roger Leigh <rleigh@whinlatter.ukfsn.org> wrote:
>>
>> When running a 2.6.16-rc2 kernel on a powerpc system (Mac Mini;
>> Freescale 7447A):
>>
>> $ date && touch f && ls -l f && rm -f f && date
>> Sun Feb 12 12:20:14 GMT 2006
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 rleigh rleigh 0 2006-02-12 12:23
>> Sun Feb 12 12:20:14 GMT 2006
>>
>> Notice the timestamp is 3 minutes in the future compared with the
>> system time. "make" is not a very happy bunny running on this kernel
>> due to every touched file being 3 minutes in the future.
>
> I've had several spates of time-going-nuts on ppc64. The most recent one
> was because someone went and fiddled with Kconfig naming and I lost the RTC
> driver.
>
> What does `grep RTC .config' say?

CONFIG_GEN_RTC=y
CONFIG_GEN_RTC_X=y
CONFIG_SENSORS_RTC8564=m
CONFIG_RTC_X1205_I2C=m

This is just ppc, not ppc64, BTW:
$ uname -m
ppc


Regards,
Roger

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