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RTC and mplayer
  • From: "Patricio A. Palma Contreras" <patriciopalma@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2005 00:20:47 -0300
  • Message-id: <200503010020.47799.patriciopalma@xxxxxxxxxxx>

I've compiled and configured MPlayer 1.0pre5-3.3.4 to use Linux RTC, under
SuSE 9.0 and it worked OK, but now I've installed SuSE 9.2 and the same
mplayer version print this message:
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Linux RTC init error in ioctl (rtc_irqp_set 1024): Inappropriate ioctl for
Try adding "echo 1024 > /proc/sys/dev/rtc/max-user-freq" to your system
startup scripts.
Using usleep() timing
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max-user-freq has been configured early.

fluff@brain:~/ctorrent-1.3.2> cat /proc/sys/dev/rtc/max-user-freq

So, i think it's ok. Looking into kernel's documentation directory i found a
RTC test program, and it fails in the same way (even running it as root
brain:~ # uname -a
Linux brain 2.6.8-24.5-default #1 Wed Nov 17 11:10:06 UTC 2004 i686 i686 i386
brain:~ # ./rtctest

RTC Driver Test Example.

ioctl: Inappropriate ioctl for device
brain:~ #

The question is, How can I use RTC under SuSE 9.2?
Should I customize(patch/change) my kernel?
Is there a known workarround ?

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