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Re: [MIPS] Use generic NTP code for all MIPS platforms

To: Atsushi Nemoto <anemo@mba.ocn.ne.jp>
Subject: Re: [MIPS] Use generic NTP code for all MIPS platforms
From: Franck Bui-Huu <vagabon.xyz@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2007 20:51:39 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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Atsushi Nemoto wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Aug 2007 17:56:38 +0200, Franck Bui-Huu <vagabon.xyz@gmail.com> 
> wrote:
>>> I think there are no point using GENERIC_CMOS_UPDATE for users of the
>>> new-style RTC_CLASS drivers or platforms with no RTC.
>> But how the new-style RTC drivers get updated ?
> 
> IIUC for now there are no kernel-mode NTP syncronization for new style
> RTC drivers.  (Please correct me if I was wrong)
> 

Well a more general question could be how is the RTC class layer
supposed to interact with the kernel ?

Should RTC class layer implement a general service to update/read the
RTC, IOW should it implement {read,update}_persistent_clock() ?

                Franck

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