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64 x 8, serial, i2c real-time clock.

March 7, 2015
DS1307(4) BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual DS1307(4)


ds1307 — 64 x 8, serial, i2c real-time clock


device iic device iicbus device ds1307


The ds1307 serial real-time clock (RTC) is a low-power, full binary-coded decimal (BCD) clock/calendar plus 56 bytes of NV SRAM. The ds1307 has a built-in power-sense circuit that detects power failures and automatically switches to the backup supply. Timekeeping operation continues while the part operates from the backup supply. Access to ds1307 settings is made with the sysctl(8) interface: dev.ds1307.0.%desc: Maxim DS1307 RTC dev.ds1307.0.%driver: ds1307 dev.ds1307.0.%location: addr=0xd0 dev.ds1307.0.%pnpinfo: name=rtc compat=maxim,ds1307 dev.ds1307.0.%parent: iicbus1 dev.ds1307.0.sqwe: 1 dev.ds1307.0.sqw_freq: 32768 dev.ds1307.0.sqw_out: 0 dev.ds1307.%d.sqwe If set to 1, the SQW pin drives a square-wave of dev.ds1307.%d.sqw_freq frequency. If set to 0, the output level of SQW pin is controlled by dev.ds1307.%d.sqw_out. dev.ds1307.%d.sqw_freq Select the frequency of the SQW pin when the square-wave output is enabled on dev.ds1307.%d.sqwe. It can be set to 1, 4096, 8192 and 32768. dev.ds1307.%d.sqw_out Set the output level of the SQW pin when dev.ds1307.%d.sqwe is set to 0. Please check the ds1307 datasheet for more details. On a device.hints(5) based system, such as MIPS, these values are configurable for ds1307: The iicbus(4) that the ds1307 is connected to. hint.ds1307.%d.addr The i2c address of ds1307. On a FDT(4) based system the following properties must be set: compatible Must always be set to "dallas,ds1307" or "maxim,ds1307". reg The i2c address of ds1307. The default address for ds1307 is 0xd0.


fdt(4), iic(4), iicbus(4), sysctl(8)


The ds1307 driver first appeared in FreeBSD 11.0.


The ds1307 driver and this manual page were written by Luiz Otavio O Souza <>.
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