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Re: [Xen-devel] Why efi_set_rtc_mmss() is never used?

On Mon, Jun 09, 2014 at 01:46:35PM +0100, One Thousand Gnomes wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Jun 2014 13:08:00 +0200
> Daniel Kiper <daniel.kiper@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > As I can see efi_set_rtc_mmss() is never used to set RTC.
> > Even on EFI platform mach_set_rtc_mmss() is called and does
> > that thing. Why it is done in that way? It is a bug or it was
> > done intentionally. Am I missing something?
> EFI services generally don't work properly. The less they are used the
> better. We can realistically only make an EFI call with the same
> parameters windows does under the same kind of circumstances because the
> firmware on many motherboards is complete sh*te.

Thanks. Sadly it makes sens.


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