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hwclock needs kernel module

Package: util-linux
Severity: normal

On Sat, Feb 12, 2005 at 04:57:07PM +0100, W. Borgert wrote:
> Hi,
> I think, debian-cd was the wrong list for your question,
> debian-boot is correct for all problems with the installer.
> Anyway, try switching off acpi and the kernel should boot,
> but hyper-threading will be switched off as well.  Better:
> A colleague was successful by replacing 'rtc' with 'genrtc'
> in /etc/modutils/arch/i386 (and running update-modules) and
> running hwclockfirst.sh after modutils (S21 instead of S18).
> Maybe this should be the default in Debian?

IMHO it does make sense to complete the hardware drivers (loading mods)
and then run hardware specific software such as the _hw_clock.

Please delete
and create
as symbolic link to

> Cheers, WB

Geert Stappers

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