[MPlayer-users] can't get rtc to work

Martin Collins martin at mkcollins.org
Fri Aug 12 19:27:19 CEST 2005

On Fri, 12 Aug 2005 10:12:04 -0400
"Marius Schrecker" <masch at tiscali.no> wrote:

> >Well, Im compiling a new kernel now so will see if that works. Does
> >everyone else have rtc support compiled as a module as opposed to
> >in the kernel

I do, yes.

> One of the choices is 
> HPET Control RTC IRQ 
> which is enabled in the original config: The notes say:
> "If you say Y here, you will disable RTC_IRQ in drivers/char/rtc.c.
> It is assumed the platform called hpet_alloc with the RTC IRQ values
> for the HPET timers."
> Could this be screwing things up for me?

Apparently there was a problem with HPET on amd64 some time ago. It
looks like it still hasn't been fixed.
Disable HPET and build RTC as a module and see what happens.


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