Fixing Debian bug #794266

Datetime:2016-08-23 01:51:44          Topic: Debian           Share

After finally being able to fix Debian bug #794266 I want to thank those who made this possible:

Some time ago a colleague offered an Arietta G25 to me. After another colleague helped me to solder pin headers on it, this machine served as host computer for my tests.

As I didn't have a machine with the relevant RTC chip, I contacted Seiko Instruments and they provided me a few chips including oscillators. The same colleague as above then created a break-out board from these components that I could wire to my Arietta board.

Finally Wolfram Sang's i2ctransfer helped me a lot to access and so understand the chip. It's has not landed in i2c-tools.git, but I hope this will change soon given that this is a really useful tool.

A big thank you to all who helped me. It was fun and would have been less so without your efforts!





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