On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 10:03:14PM +0100, Geert Stappers wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 10:29:37AM +0100, David Schmitt wrote:
> > Package: installation-reports
> > INSTALL REPORT
> > Machine: Dell Precision 370
> > hwclock: can be solved by generous applicance of ^C and killall -9
> > hwclock.
> You encountered bugreport #277298 
Probably. Interestingly, though, after upgrading to unstable and rolling
my own kernel from 2.6.8 debianized sources, hwclock now timeouts the
select() call. This of course is not optimal, but it allows the boot
without being at the console.
* Customer: "My palmtop won't turn on."
* Tech Support: "Did the battery run out, maybe?"
* Customer: "No, it doesn't use batteries. It's Windows powered."