On 19/02/2018 at 12:16:04 +0300, Igor Plyatov wrote: > Dear Rasmus, > > thank you very much for explanation! > > I have set "RTC_SET_DELAY_SECS = 0.0" in hwclock.c and got acceptable > result. > > It wonder why such critical function does not implemented on kernel level in > RTC driver? > It is very strange to rely on specific HW in user space SW. >
Because of the way the API is designed, handling the MC146818A oddity is not possible in the driver (i.e. 50% of the time, it will be too late to handle it). You can use busybox hwclock which has the x86 insanity commented out: https://git.busybox.net/busybox/tree/util-linux/hwclock.c -- Alexandre Belloni, Bootlin (formerly Free Electrons) Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering http://bootlin.com -- You received this message because you are subscribed to "rtc-linux". Membership options at http://groups.google.com/group/rtc-linux . Please read http://groups.google.com/group/rtc-linux/web/checklist before submitting a driver. --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "rtc-linux" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to rtc-linux+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.