Re: BIOS clock problem

Juan Cespedes (
Fri, 25 Oct 1996 10:10:09 +0100 (MET)

On 24 Oct 1996 20:57:15, Alessandro Suardi <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> since 2.1.3 my BIOS clock stops when I power off the system.
> (ie. rebooting shows clock being set to last power off time
> instead of correct time).

I've had EXACTLY the same problem with 2.0.22, in two
different machines at the same time, but suddenly one of them started
working again. I don't know if the other one works ok or not.

It happened when the two machines were one next to the other
(less than 20 cm), so I thought it could be related to electromagnetic

> Is it just a faulted battery or a new kernel feature ? (or my
> brother trying some new Win95 or DOS game doing funny things
> to the BIOS... ?) TIA,

In one of the two machines I don't have any Win* or msdos, and
now it's working ok in that one...

> --alessandro

Juan Cespedes