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Re: [rtc-linux] Re: [PATCH 4/4] MIPS: Remove the legacy RTC codes of MIP

Subject: Re: [rtc-linux] Re: [PATCH 4/4] MIPS: Remove the legacy RTC codes of MIPS sibyte boards
From: Alessandro Zummo <>
Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2007 15:14:15 +0200
Cc:, Atsushi Nemoto <>,,,,,
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Organization: Tower Technologies
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On Mon, 1 Oct 2007 20:08:55 +0100 (BST)
"Maciej W. Rozycki" <> wrote:

> > >  Is the system time still set correctly from the RTC chip upon bootstrap 
> > > with your changes?  I cannot immediately infer it from the patches and my 
> > > suspicion is it may not anymore.
> > 
> > CONFIG_RTC_HCTOSYS=y can do it, isn't it?
>  Hmm, I wonder whether this shouldn't be enabled via a reverse dependency.  
> Or even unconditionally perhaps -- if the initial system time gets set 
> from incorrect RTC time (e.g. because it is not battery-backed) it does 
> not get less correct than it would be otherwise, does it?
>  Any reason for not doing either of these?

 CONFIG_RTC_HCTOSYS defaults to YES, it should be enough...?


 Best regards,

 Alessandro Zummo,
  Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy

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