Re: [PATCH, resend] x86: enable rtc-efi
From: Matthew Garrett
Date: Tue May 15 2012 - 09:40:21 EST
On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 02:36:18PM +0100, Jan Beulich wrote:
> >>> 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
Sure, once we've fixed the EFI clock and made sure that there's no
lingering accesses to the old nvram.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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