VMWare and LFS

Dave Ayers fogey at mindspring.com
Sun Oct 14 08:56:45 PDT 2001


On Sun, 14 Oct 2001 00:46:09 +0200
"Jeroen Coumans" <jeroencoumans at hotmail.com> wrote:

> > I also get a mild complaint when starting vmware that the
high
> > resolution timer (/dev/rtc) is missing. This may cause
on-screen
> > motions to be uneven, but I haven't noticed any serious
problem.
> > Anyone know how to add this timer to LFS?
> 
> Yes, it's a kernel option which you can enable, called Real
Time Clock. Look
> in your kernel config (cat /usr/src/linux/.config | grep
CONFIG_RTC). You
> also need to create /dev/rtc, just look up the major/minor
numbers in
> devices.txt in the kernel documentation. IIRC the lfs-faq also
mentions
> /dev/rtc
> HTH

Thanks for the help, Jeroen. That should get me going.

Dave

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