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    Subject[PATCH] powerpc: dont allow old RTC to be selected

    > 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.

    This might help a bit:

    Now powerpc uses the generic RTC stuff we should not enable the old
    RTC. Doing so will result in hangs at boot.

    Signed-off-by: Anton Blanchard <>

    Index: build/drivers/char/Kconfig
    --- build.orig/drivers/char/Kconfig 2006-02-09 11:35:15.000000000 +1100
    +++ build/drivers/char/Kconfig 2006-02-13 14:55:22.000000000 +1100
    @@ -695,7 +695,7 @@ config NVRAM

    config RTC
    tristate "Enhanced Real Time Clock Support"
    - depends on !PPC32 && !PARISC && !IA64 && !M68K && (!SPARC || PCI) && !FRV
    + depends on !PPC && !PARISC && !IA64 && !M68K && (!SPARC || PCI) && !FRV
    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
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