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    SubjectRe: 2.6.20-mm2
    On Tuesday 20 February 2007 2:07 pm, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:

    > > Plus, I'd guess, the old rtc driver statically linked.
    > Yes (mistakenly).

    Until someone merges the BSOD-for-Linux patch, I'll continue to
    assume that oopsing is the wrong response to "user" mistakes. ;)

    Legacy drivers can be such a PITA.

    > > What I see is a should-not-happen fault of some kind in a cleanup
    > > path that's been tested with non-PNP rtc drivers. A quick glance
    > > at the code left me puzzled. Would sleeping a second or two before
    > > calling rtc_device_unregister() change that behavior?
    > [tries]
    > No.

    Shoot. OK, I'll see if I can reproduce it myself. Is this system
    using a generic CMOS RTC? Or is HPET somehow involved? (That old
    RTC driver has HPET voodoo as well as normal RTC stuff.)

    - Dave
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