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Re: 1 lingering question ....

On 8 April 2015 at 01:36, William A. Mahaffey III <wam%hiwaay.net@localhost> wrote:
> .... Thanks to fabulous on-list help, my RPi-B+ is now officially in service
> as the time server on my LAN, running NetBSD-7 & generally working 100%. I
> just powered down & relocated it from my work room to its official spot on
> the computer shelves in my office room & rebooted. True to form, w/ no TOD
> chip, I had to manually reinitialize the date from my ISP, but w/ that done,
> I am off to the races. As someone onlist pointed out, support for DS323[1,2]
> chips is not yet present in NetBSD-7 evbarm coding. Is that planned to be
> there upon release ? If so, any ETA for the nightly builds ? TIA & thankls
> again for all the help.

As a quick test you might want to try booting a -current kernel on
your B+ to see if it is happy (you should not need to change any other
config or binaries). Latest builds from
http://nyftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/ if you do not want to
build your own.

I would expect that the RTC support would be pulled up into netbsd-7
before release, but I'm not the one to say for certain :)

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