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SubjectRe: [patch][resend] provide rtc_cmos platform device, take 2
On Tue, 27 May 2008 15:23:06 +0400
Stas Sergeev <stsp@aknet.ru> wrote:

> RTC doesn't work with pnpacpi=off.
> The attached patch fixes the problem by creating the platform device for
> the RTC when PNP is disabled. This may also help running the PNP-enabled
> kernel on an older PCs.
>
> Signed-off-by: Stas Sergeev <stsp@aknet.ru>
> Cc: David Brownell <david-b@pacbell.net>
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> Cc: Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn.helgaas@hp.com>
> Cc: Adam Belay <ambx1@neo.rr.com>
> CC: Russell King <rmk+lkml@arm.linux.org.uk>

So is everyone happy with this now?

It got lost from the changelog but IIRC this fixes a small sort-of regression
which was added in 2.6.25(?) because Stas switched drivers. I assume
that the incompatibility was unintentional.

So it might be 2.6.26 material, and possibly even 2.6.25.x?


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