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    SubjectRe: [PATCH, resend] x86: enable rtc-efi
    >>> On 15.05.12 at 15:16, Matthew Garrett <> wrote:
    > On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 02:08:54PM +0100, Jan Beulich wrote:
    >> So how is this driver okay on ia64 then? It's my understanding
    >> that either it's entirely broken, or should be used universally.
    >> That's the more that accessing the RTC directly isn't really being
    >> permitted by the EFI spec (i.e. using this driver really is a
    >> requirement, not an option).
    > ia64 is basically never dual booted. If there's an RTC in the ACPI
    > tables then it's completely valid to use the legacy RTC.

    I don't think so - the two drivers could end up manipulating the
    same piece of hardware, without synchronization. rtc-cmos
    really should bail when loaded on an EFI-enabled system.


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