No RTC kernel support needed?
On Monday 02 Feb 2009, Grant wrote:
> >> >> One of my systems needed Real Time Clock -> PC-style 'CMOS' enabled
> >> >> in the kernel to prevent a Hardware Clock error at startup and to
> >> >> make the 'hwclock' command work. Another of my systems doesn't have
> >> >> Real Time Clock kernel support enabled at all, and yet 'hwclock'
> >> >> works fine. Does anyone know how that works?
> >> >
> >> > It might have something to do with the "High Resolution Timer Support"
> >> > option (in "Processor type and features".) Not sure though.
> >> Thank you but none of my systems seem to have that enabled.
> >> - Grant
> > See http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-731009-highlight-.html
> > HTH
> Thanks, does anyone know where this has gone in 2.6.28:
> Device Drivers -> Character Devices -> Enhanced Real Time Clock Support
> Or what the variable name might be so I can look it up that way? I
> couldn't find it by searching for RTC in .config.
> - Grant
$ grep RTC .config
Found under Device Drivers -> Character Devices