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Re: Debian parisc config for 2.6.26 broke the real time clock

On Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 01:12:01PM -0500, James Bottomley wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-09-09 at 20:01 +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 12:48:35PM -0500, James Bottomley wrote:
> > > They certainly have to be inessential to the parisc ABI ... they don't
> > > work if anything's actually trying to use them.
> > Really? Which sort of "don't work" is this? Why should a I2C rtc device
> > (some dallas chip) not work?
> Um, because the architecture doesn't have an i2c bus.

Well, it have USB, so can also power usb-to-i2c adapters. And there is
even the rtc test module.

Which "don't work" do you refer to?
- Does not work because there is no binding to the hardware.
- Does not work because a fundamental problem in the whole subsystem.
(- Does not work because ...)


You're dead, Jim.
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