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>I have been trying to boot SCO UNIX 3.2.4 after year 2000. During boot up
>only allowed 2 digits for year. Tried changing system clock but this only
>works the first boot. For each boot after that date is wrong and tends to
>default to 1970. I tried from single user mode but again UNIX will not
>Does anyone know when SCO is updating to allow boot after year 2000?
The piece of code that verifies the date at boot-up is a shell script
called /etc/asktime. There's nothing (AFAIK) in the kernel or in the
'date' command (which DOES allow you so specify century) to prevent the
system from keeping a correct date after the year 2000 (but before, if
memory serves, January 18, 2038, when a signed long is insufficient for
I'm pretty sure that all it will take to get your system working is a
minor change to /etc/asktime.