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Supported Operating System


Supported Kernel Versions

  • Linux 2.6.x and higher
  • The driver is included in the upstream Linux kernel with kernel release 3.14. From this release upwards you do not need this dedicated driver!

Tested with

  • Ubuntu 13.10 (Kernel 3.11.0)
  • Ubuntu 12.04 (Kernel 3.2.0)
  • Ubuntu 11.104 (Kernel 2.6.38)


Support for RTC device Epson RX-8581/RX-8571

Included Documentation

PDF documentation available as a separate download

Licensing Information


This article is free of charge.

Ordering Information & Downloads

Main Software

Linux driver (MEN) for RX8581/RX-8574 real-time clock for all products with an additional RTC component. Please note that this driver is already included in upstream Linux kernels starting from 3.14!

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