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

From: Jan Beulich
Date: Tue May 15 2012 - 09:35:48 EST

>>> On 15.05.12 at 15:26, Matthew Garrett <mjg59@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 02:22:53PM +0100, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> I don't think so - the two drivers could end up manipulating the
>> same piece of hardware, without synchronization. rtc-cmos
>> really should bail when loaded on an EFI-enabled system.
> That's why we're taking the rtc lock.

Which is completely bogus imo (i.e. it should be a goal to remove


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