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Date:   Thu, 2 Nov 2017 18:23:25 +0100
From:   Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>
To:     Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@...pe.ca>, kvm@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Radim Krm <rkrcmar@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kvm: Return -ENODEV from update_persistent_clock

On 31/10/2017 21:28, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> kvm does not support setting the RTC, so the correct result is -ENODEV.
> Returning -1 will cause sync_cmos_clock to keep trying to set the RTC
> every second.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@...pe.ca>
> ---
>  arch/x86/kernel/kvmclock.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/kvmclock.c b/arch/x86/kernel/kvmclock.c
> index d88967659098b5..5b609e28ce3f40 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/kvmclock.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/kvmclock.c
> @@ -79,7 +79,7 @@ static void kvm_get_wallclock(struct timespec *now)
>  
>  static int kvm_set_wallclock(const struct timespec *now)
>  {
> -	return -1;
> +	return -ENODEV;
>  }
>  
>  static u64 kvm_clock_read(void)
> 

Queued, thanks.

Paolo

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