[LinuxBIOS] Re: RTC and linuxbios checksum versus pc checksum

Richard Smith smithbone at gmail.com
Fri Apr 1 17:25:19 CEST 2005

>mystery to the back of my mind. If anyone happens to
>understand this stuff, I'll sleep better once I've
>understood this.
> I think it's another hardware bug, and I think the description as ramesh
> wrote it would be nice to have in the FAQ. One of these "set this bit,
> don't ask why" type situations.

Check for errata notes on the part.  Perhaps the polarity of the
enable/disable bit is flipped and incorrect in datasheet.

Richard A. Smith

More information about the coreboot mailing list