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

From: Matthew Garrett
Date: Tue May 15 2012 - 09:16:41 EST

On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 02:08:54PM +0100, Jan Beulich wrote:

> So how is this driver okay on ia64 then? It's my understanding
> that either it's entirely broken, or should be used universally.
> That's the more that accessing the RTC directly isn't really being
> permitted by the EFI spec (i.e. using this driver really is a
> requirement, not an option).

ia64 is basically never dual booted. If there's an RTC in the ACPI
tables then it's completely valid to use the legacy RTC.

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