[mythtv-users] Real Time Clock Alarm Broken with 2.6.22+ kernel

Craig Huff huffcslists at gmail.com
Sat Sep 8 16:35:44 UTC 2007

On 9/7/07, Craig Huff <huffcslists at gmail.com> wrote:
> <snip>
has had an update about the change the kernel gurus did, changing the path
> to the alarm to be
> /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/wakealarm.  While they were at it, they changed the
> format of the value from the
> former, human-readable string to the seconds since the "epoch" (see
> man-page regarding "date +%s").
> <snip>
> However...
> On my system, the code changes behind the new design have broken the alarm
> function completely.
> I have tried disabling the hwclock update in /etc/init.d/halt, turned on
> all the elements in /proc/acpi/wakeup,
> and enabled on the (old technology) APM alarm in the BIOS, all to no
> avail.

I reported this as bug # 8995 to the Kernel Bug Tracker
(http://bugzilla.kernel.org). <http://bugzilla.kernel.org>  We'll see if any
help comes from that quarter.

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