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    SubjectRe: [096/104] rtc: Disable the alarm in the hardware
    Hi Greg,

    Greg KH wrote:

    > 3.1-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
    > ------------------
    > From: Rabin Vincent <>
    > commit c0afabd3d553c521e003779c127143ffde55a16f upstream.
    > Currently, the RTC code does not disable the alarm in the hardware.
    > This means that after a sequence such as the one below (the files are in the
    > RTC sysfs), the box will boot up after 2 minutes even though we've
    > asked for the alarm to be turned off.
    > Fix this by disabling the alarm when there are no timers to run.

    Seems to cause a regression. On the affected kernels (e.g., 3.1.5,
    3.1.6, and 3.2-rc7) the patch has exactly the opposite of what you'd
    expect --- the affected machines automatically power on a few minutes
    after shutdown if and only if the patch is applied.

    The affected machines all seem to be Toshiba Portege laptops.

    Antonio-M. Corbi Bellot: Toshiba Portege R500
    Marco Santos: Toshiba Portege Z830
    Christophe Vu-Brugier: Toshiba Portege R830

    Christophe tried reverting the above patch and the symptoms went away.
    See for details. Please consider
    reverting the patch from stable until this is resolved.


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