Bug#305127: installation-reports: sarge on Dell Dimension 8400
On Monday 18 April 2005 07:34, Christian Perrier wrote:
> CC'ing util-linux maintainer(s) to get his/her/their advice as
> /etc/init.d/hwclock belong to this package.
> This is about d-i "2nd stage" (after the reboot) failing on Dell
> Dimension 8400 machines (a fairly common end user machine) as well as
> some other systems, because of hwclock call.
> Before I reassign part of this bug report to base-config and/or
> util-linux, more input is needed, though.
Don't think this is necessary as the RTC problems on Dell systems is a
known issue  (which also has a workaround). The general consensus is
that this is a kernel issue, not something to be fixed in util-linux.