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Kenneth Culver writes:

>I reinstalled -current today, and for some reason there is an extra device
>generating interrupts. When I do a systat -vm 1 I find that there is a
>device called rtc at irq8 generating 128 interrupts. What is it? I didn't
>configure it, and it wasn't there before.

It has always been there, it is the RTC clock or "softclock" which is
used to tally up the user/system times for processes and a few similar
statistics jobs.

Poul-Henning Kamp             FreeBSD coreteam member
[EMAIL PROTECTED]               "Real hackers run -current on their laptop."
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