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Re: 2.4.16 success on Indy (was Re: 2.4.16 success on Decstation 5000/15

To: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Subject: Re: 2.4.16 success on Indy (was Re: 2.4.16 success on Decstation 5000/150)
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Date: Tue, 4 Dec 2001 10:11:18 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Ladislav Michl <ladislav.michl@hlubocky.del.cz>, Ian Chilton <ian@ichilton.co.uk>, Linux/MIPS Development <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <20011204095951.A27343@paradigm.rfc822.org>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Tue, 4 Dec 2001, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 04, 2001 at 08:41:40AM +0100, Ladislav Michl wrote:
> > On Mon, 3 Dec 2001, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> > 
> > > Ok - the IRQ8 get enabled because i have CONFIG_RTC set and in
> > > drivers/char/rtc.c around line 730 it requests:
> > > 
> > > if(request_irq(RTC_IRQ, rtc_interrupt, SA_INTERRUPT, "rtc", NULL))
> > 
> > ehh, you compiled MC146818 driver for Indy... that's not good idea - IP22
> > uses Dallas DS1286 RAMified Watcgdog Timekeeper. Enable CONFIG_SGI_DS1286
> > if you want RTC driver.
> 
> CONFIG_RTC is set by "Enhanced Real Time Clock Support" - It seems
> there is something broken in the config system then ...

Was something changed there?

I read a report from an APUS (PPC Amiga) user who suddenly had a PC-style RTC
in his kernel, causing crashes. Could of course still be a user problem, but
since you got bitten by the same thing...

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                                                Geert

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