[parisc-linux] Generic RTC driver in 2.4.x?

Geert Uytterhoeven geert@linux-m68k.org
Sat, 28 Dec 2002 23:37:03 +0100 (MET)

On Thu, 26 Dec 2002, Tom Rini wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 24, 2002 at 03:51:47PM -0800, Randolph Chung wrote:
> > > AFAIK the generic RTC driver is used on PA-RISC, PPC, and m68k.
> > > 
> > > Are you interested in a backport to 2.4.x?
> > 
> > On parisc we already have a version of the generic RTC driver in our
> > 2.4 tree. If there's something more "official" or common we can adopt
> > that version. 
> Similarly, PPC has had it's own 'generic' RTC driver in the kernel for
> ages, so there's no pressing need, but if the 2.5 version makes its way
> back into 2.4 (as the 2.5 version has some minor changes needed for
> everyone which weren't in the 2.4 m68k version), we can easily switch to
> that version.

I already merged some of your 2.5.x changes with the driver in the m68k 2.4.x

I'll do some more merges, and get back to you...



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