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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/18] RTC subsystem
On Tue, 28 Mar 2006 10:25:59 -0600
Kumar Gala <> wrote:

> Alessandro, is there any mechanism to determine if an RTC is enabled
> through /dev or sysfs?
> The DS1672 has an enable counting bit in its I2C register interface.
> I can have a set time enable it if its not, however I'd like to
> report to user space the fact that its not enabled.

No mechanism, an rtc is actually supposed to be running. You may want
to export a sysfs attribute from the ds1672 driver to inform
user space.

I can't check it right now, but iirc I enable the ds1672 counting
bit in the driver init code.


Best regards,

Alessandro Zummo,
Tower Technologies - Turin, Italy

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