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Re: New clock feechure?



On Tue, Dec 21, 1999 at 09:19:51PM -0700, Greg Lindahl wrote:
> On my new 667 mhz XP1000s, I have a new and exciting clock problem.
> 
> Under RedHat 6.0, /sbin/clock -w sets the clock, but on reboot, the clock
> often has the year changed to 2047. I do have ARC=false in
> /etc/sysconfig/clock, but this is a different offset (the ARC offset is 20
> years, this one is 48.)
> 
> I don't think I have this feechure on my 500 mhz XP1000s.
> 
> (And where are those searchable archives? They aren't mentioned in the FAQ
> and they aren't mentioned in the Mailing List section on alphalinux.org...)

Greg,

Speaking as a Debian user, this is how I solved it for my Alpha:
* Be sure to have hwclock support compiled in the kernel
* Stop the hardware clock
* (re)move the /etc/adjtime
* Set the clock to the correct value
* Enable hwclock

Done...

HTH,

B.



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