On Mon, Jan 25, 1999 at 11:17:24PM +0100, Harald Koerfgen wrote:
> Fellow DECstation hackers, please do *not* use CONFIG_RTC. The RTC is the
> only possible source for periodic interrupts on the DECstations and the
> RTC driver likes to play around with that causing bad things to happen. We
> have to disable some features in drivers/char/rtc.c before it's safe to
> use it.
Without having research this exhaustivly - I don't know of any program which
is using the interrupt features of /proc/rtc, so that's not going to be
a too hard loss.