clock problem on 164sx (still)

clock problem on 164sx (still)

Post by Ed Richl » Sat, 16 Jan 1999 04:00:00

I was hoping that all clock problems would go away
when I upgraded to RedHat 5.2.

Well, they didn't.

Now when I boot Linux, the hardware clock gets reset
about a month in the future, and the system clock is
also wrong the same way.

From the ARC console, the hardware clock is correct
at power-up. The problem seems only to happen after
booting Linux. I have to log in as root, and manually
fix it with date -s, and write the hardware clock
with /sbin/clock -Aw. I've made sure that /etc/sysconfig/clock
has the right stuff in it: (UTC=false, ARC=true), so
something else is wrong.

 One would think that my computer could do what my wristwatch
has been doing correctly for 10 years.

Can anyone help?






clock problem on 164sx (still)

Post by S├ębastien Brossie » Sat, 16 Jan 1999 04:00:00

I had the same problem. In fact, you mustn't change the clock from linux.
Do it only from ARC console.

Sbastien Brossier


clock problem on 164sx (still)

Post by Helmut Katzgrabe » Sat, 16 Jan 1999 04:00:00


I had the same problem: whenever I would boot my clock would be set to
1942... also, it is too fast, about a minute a day.
The solution I opted for is netdate which is part of the rh 5.2
distribution an can be found somewhere in, actually to be precise

netdate gets the time remotely from 3 different timeservers and sets the
system clock accordingly. i put this script in the xinit files with the
following timeservers:

same as in the crontab file so that every morning the time is set. I
hope that this will more or less solve your problem.

cheers, h.


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