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Re: Real Time Device and kernel 2.2.11

On Tue, Aug 17, 1999 at 06:14:12PM +0200, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 16, 1999, Michael G Schwern <schwern@pobox.com> wrote:
> >-Shut off- RTC support in the kernel.  It made mine panic on boot.
> That's probably not the solution neither. Some non-powermac PPC based
> machines may need it (I beleive PReP uses a standard clock chip). One
> would better fix the rtc driver to disable itself on powermacs. I'll give
> this a look tomorrow.

Oh, right, right!  The PPC world doesn't revolve around Apple. :)

As for RTC on Powermacs, don't bother looking at the default ppc
config, its fine for powermac, RTC was off.  The problem lies in the
neen user that turned it on to see what it would do.


Michael G Schwern                                           schwern@pobox.com

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