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Re: reset date and time



On Thu, 2005-09-22 at 16:39 +1000, Yuandan Zhang wrote:
> > 
> > Your settings look fine here. Same as mine, except I am in Melbourne.
> > 
> > Try (as root):
> > 
> > hwclock --debug
> > 
> > and post the results.
> > 
> > It may be the problem specific to your hardware stopping you setting the
> > clock.
> > 
> > Also, if you run "hwclock" by itself, does it display the correct time?
> > 
> > You can see the commands executed at shutdown (including the syncing of
> > the hardware clock) in /etc/init.d/halt if this is helpful in debugging
> > your problem.
> > 
> > Cheers, Ben
> 
> hwclock --debug produced NO error message 

That's good, but posting the results (output) will make it easier to
work out what the problem is.

> 
> looked at the /etc/init.d/halt script,
> the command or process is 
> 
>  /sbin/hwclock --systohc --localtime
> 
> the command line run of this command is ok
> but during halt, it failt, showing
> 
> Syncing hardware clock to system time     [FAILED]
> 
> i want to try set time in the bios, what key to trigger bios setup?

Depends on your BIOS, usually "DEL" or "F2" shortly after the PC is
booted.

Cheers, Ben


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