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    SubjectRe: [rtc-linux] Re: rtc_cmos: error after first write to wakealarm
    On Tue, 19 Jun 2007 19:24:29 +0200
    Tino Keitel <tino.keitel@gmx.de> wrote:

    > > > 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.
    > >
    > > Well, I guess there is no documentation. Maybe we could add
    > > a dev_warn with an explicit message.
    >
    > Isn't it somewhat ridiculous to plan the removal of a feature for
    > several months, and then replace it with something that behaves
    > differently without any documentation?
    >
    > I still wonder how 'cat /sys/class/rtc/rtcX/wakealarm' is expected to
    > behave. With 2.6.22-rc5, I get this:
    >
    > $ echo 1182351177 > /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/wakealarm
    > $ cat /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/wakealarm
    > 2051644873
    >
    > There seems to be a constant difference of 869984896 seconds. Is this a
    > bug?

    I'll have to check that. Sorry for the delay, i've been a bit busy.


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    Best regards,

    Alessandro Zummo,
    Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy

    http://www.towertech.it

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