Starting the real time clock on virgin systems
kevinh at ispiri.com
Wed Dec 11 15:47:01 CET 2002
When I went to go add the rtc init I discovered this. I added a call to the
existing rtc_init(0) from the via southbridge setup and all was well. It
seems like the consenous is to move this call into hardwaremain with some
sort of option driven ifdef. True?
On Wednesday 11 December 2002 11:08, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> "Ronald G. Minnich" <rminnich at lanl.gov> writes:
> > On Wed, 11 Dec 2002, Ronald G. Minnich wrote:
> > > Kevin can you send me a simple piece of code to use for pc80/rtc.c that
> > > fixes the problem?
> > OK just caught up. Yup, I had not noticed the motorola code you put in
> > Eric. Now that I am looking at it seems like that is what we need.
> I think if you will check that code has been in the tree for a year or so.
> The only specific thing I remember is that it was strongly inspired
> by the alpha port. So I think it was done as part of the port to the
> tyan s2462. Which I did immediately after the alpha.
> > It's always interesting going away from the tree for a bit and coming
> > back, all sorts of improvements crop up :-)
> And sometimes things just get overlooked, but yes an open project
> can be interesting that way.
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