Re: 2.4-test1-ac time

From: Garst R. Reese (
Date: Fri May 26 2000 - 17:51:29 EST

Jeff Garzik wrote:
> "Garst R. Reese" wrote:
> >
> > When I booted this kernel my system time was off by -2h.
> > First time I've seen this problem in a long time.
> > Could be cause I updated hwclock tho, but figured I should mention it.
> Did you forget, or accidentally include, "--utc"? You must manually
> track that, because it doesn't pick up the hardware-clock-equals-GMT
> flag from timeconfig...
> Also, are you running xntpd or similar time-munging software? I've been
> suffering from 5-10 second clock skew (as reported by make), but haven't
> yet ruled out xntpd or filesystem timestamp flakiness.
> Jeff
Ah, I forgot, I booted MSucks to switch my serial port from RS232 to IR
on a ThinkPad, and it screws the clock. Someday maybe IBM will make good
their promise to support Linux and provide the ThinkPad utilities in
Thanks, Garst

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