Re: [PATCH, resend] x86: enable rtc-efi

From: Matt Fleming
Date: Tue May 15 2012 - 08:41:24 EST

On Tue, 2012-05-15 at 13:38 +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 01:08:22PM +0100, Jan Beulich wrote:
> > Besides a Kconfig change this just requires creating a corresponding
> > platform device.
> I don't think this is a good idea yet - we completely fail to perform
> timezone handling with the EFI clock, which violates platform
> expectations. We should fix that up first.

Last time I spoke to Thomas about this, the impression I got was that
the kernel didn't need to worry about handling the timezone for this

Unless I'm missing something?

Matt Fleming, Intel Open Source Technology Center

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