On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 10:40:26PM +0000, Neil Jerram wrote: > On 23 February 2010 18:18, Sebastian Reichel <elektra...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > Hi, > > > > what happened with this patch? My FR ran out of power, which > > resulted in a reset RTC. Now I can't set it back to current time, > > because of hwclock's read. > > I wasn't able to test it myself, because I don't have a > cross-compilation setup, and I never heard of anyone else trying it > either. > > For me, the problem was actually "solved" by trying out SHR-T briefly > - while still in January. Then when I switched back to Debian, the > RTC was fine again. I remember thinking that I understood this at the > time, but right now I can't remember the detailed explanation. > > In fact, if switching temporarily to another distro/kernel works for > you (and for anyone else), that's probably better than having cruft > like this patch in your ongoing kernel.
I just tried the patch and it seems to work. It will be included in the next Debian kernel. -- Sebastian
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