Starting the real time clock on virgin systems
Ronald G. Minnich
rminnich at lanl.gov
Mon Dec 9 19:15:01 CET 2002
On Mon, 9 Dec 2002, Kevin Hester wrote:
> I'm in favor of option 3, but I thought I'd ask first. I think this problem
> would apply to any board. The reason we haven't seen it before is that most
> folks are running linux bios on boards that once had a standard bios. The
> standard bios has already 'activated' the RTC updates.
how about in a new file pc80/rtc.c. That is where legacy pc files are. In
the rtc.c file you can set up the code to do this. We'll make its
inclusion conditional on a config variable.
I actually did have this same problem on the l440gx, but never knew what
it was ...
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