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Re: more issues with root fs.

To: Harald Koerfgen <Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>, linux-mips@fnet.fr
Subject: Re: more issues with root fs.
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 1999 01:23:53 +0100
In-reply-to: <XFMail.990125231724.Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>; from Harald Koerfgen on Mon, Jan 25, 1999 at 11:17:24PM +0100
References: <Pine.LNX.3.96.990124204614.19805B-100000@apt4g.a3nyc.com> <XFMail.990125231724.Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>
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.

  Ralf

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