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SubjectRe: rtc_cmos: error after first write to wakealarm
On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 15:59:04 +0900, Yoichi Yuasa wrote:
> On Fri, 15 Jun 2007 08:33:08 +0200
> Tino Keitel <tino.keitel@gmx.de> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have the following strange behaviour with rtc_cmos:
> >
> > $ echo 1181934240 > /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/wakealarm
> > bash: echo: write error: Device or resource busy
> > $ rmmod rtc_cmos
> > $ modprobe rtc_cmos
> > $ echo 1181934240 > /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/wakealarm
> > $ echo 1181934240 > /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/wakealarm
> > bash: echo: write error: Device or resource busy
> > $
>
> If the alarm has already been enabled, you cannot set the next alarm.
> You should disable first.

Ah, ok.

Where is the documentation that describes that I have to disable it
first, and how to do this? A migration document for /proc/acpi/alarm
users would be nice, too.

Regards,
Tino
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