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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/4] rtc: pxa: fix rtc caculation issue
On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 10:40 AM, Chao Xie <> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 4:04 AM, Robert Jarzmik <> wrote:
>> Chao Xie <> writes:
>> Hi Chao Xie,
>> First of all, could you please send patches from rtc-pxa to me also, as I'm
>> maintaining that driver ?
>> Second point, the original design of the driver relies on the special case of
>> writing zeroes to WOM and DOM, as mentionned in PXA27x Developers Guide, chapter
>> "Writing Alarm Registers with Invalid (Zero) Data", which states :
>>> Day-Of-Week (DOW), or Week-Of-Month (WOM), Day of Month (DOM), Month or Year
>>> fields—Zero is not valid for these fields. If zero is written into any of
>>> these fields, it is ignored while generating the alarm.
>> I'd like to know if your patch fixes something, or is an enhancement ?
>> Cheers.
>> --
>> Robert
>> PS: I've not checked the patch yet, that's just a prelimary comment on the patch
>> message.
> hi
> I am sorry, i just use to get the "to" list.
> I have go through the spec. The spec has the desctiption about the
> invalid data writing.
> I am a little confused about the "wrting 0 to DOW". The descrption is
> confused. first it said that "If zero is written into any of these
> fields, it is ignored
> while generating the alarm", then it gives a example, that if writing
> 0 to DOW, "For example, if a zero is written into a DOW field, the
> alarm is set
> every day at the time written in the Hours, Minutes, and Seconds
> field”. It seems that the Year/Month/Week will not take effect.
> I will do the test on the board again, and send out the update.

hi, Robert
You are right. it does not matter to set WOM and DOW. please ignore this patch.
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