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SubjectRe: [Bug 10866] /dev/rtc was missing until I disabled CONFIG_RTC_CLASS
On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 10:55:38PM +0300, Lior Dotan wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 10:33 PM, Adrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org> wrote:
> > On Sat, Jun 07, 2008 at 10:42:57PM +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >> This message has been generated automatically as a part of a report
> >> of recent regressions.
> >>
> >> The following bug entry is on the current list of known regressions
> >> from 2.6.25. Please verify if it still should be listed.
> >>
> >>
> >> Bug-Entry : http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10866
> >> Subject : /dev/rtc was missing until I disabled CONFIG_RTC_CLASS
> >> Submitter : Lior Dotan <liodot@gmail.com>
> >> Date : 2008-06-05 15:04 (3 days old)
> >> References : http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&amp;m=121267834521432&amp;w=4
> >
> > Where are we regarding this entry in the 2.6.26-rc regression list?
> >
> > I'd agree with David that CONFIG_RTC_CLASS disabling CONFIG_RTC is a fix
> > and not a 2.6.26-rc regression.
> >
> > Does anyone disagree with this?
> >
> >
> > I'm not sure whether this was Lior's problem or another issue I'm seeing
> > on my computer (static /dev, no udev):
> >
> > /dev/rtc (major 10, minor 135) does not seem to exist, and I'd call this
> > a functional regression of the new drivers.
> >
> > Could this be fixed?
>
> I don't know if it helps you to decide but the way I got to this
> configuration is by copying my working 2.6.25 .config file and running
> make oldconfig. I think this scenario is common when upgrading to a
> newer version so you should make sure it doesn't generate an invalid
> configuration.

What is the output of "grep RTC_ .config" on your old .config?

> Lior.

cu
Adrian

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