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Re: [RFC] generic MIPS RTC driver

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Subject: Re: [RFC] generic MIPS RTC driver
From: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2001 11:21:30 -0800
Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>, Linux/MIPS Development <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>, Linux/m68k <linux-m68k@lists.linux-m68k.org>, Linux/PPC Development <linuxppc-dev@lists.linuxppc.org>
References: <Pine.GSO.3.96.1011112195657.24771N-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
"Maciej W. Rozycki" wrote:
> 
> On Mon, 12 Nov 2001, Jun Sun wrote:
> 
> > >  OK, then you need an RTC chipset-specific driver and not a CPU
> > > architecture-specific one.
> >
> > You *can* write a chip specific driver in addition to this generic one if 
> > you
> > want.  Presumably the chip-specific one provides more operations than just
> > read/write date.
> 
>  Then why make this driver MIPS-specific?
> 

I suppose one of my previous replies should answer this.  Let me know if it
does not.

Jun

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