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Bug#159037: general: Time Problem



On Sun, Sep 01, 2002 at 06:47:06AM +0200, Goswin Brederlow wrote:
> "Matt Filizzi" <fizz@beyond.hjsoft.com> writes:
> 
> > Package: general
> > Version: N/A; reported 2002-08-31
> > Severity: normal
> > Tags: sid
> > 
> > I don't know what is causing this problem but all I know is that I have
> > narrowed it down to being caused either by a package or by the install
> > system.  I installed from the woody install disks then upgraded to sid.
> > What happenes is that the time jumps ahead then back, eg (this is output
> > from "while true; do date;done"
> > 
> > Sat Aug 31 19:07:26 EDT 2002
> > Sat Aug 31 19:07:26 EDT 2002
> > Sat Aug 31 19:07:26 EDT 2002
> > Sat Aug 31 19:07:26 EDT 2002
> > Sat Aug 31 20:19:01 EDT 2002
> > Sat Aug 31 20:19:01 EDT 2002
> > Sat Aug 31 20:19:01 EDT 2002
> > Sat Aug 31 19:07:27 EDT 2002
> > Sat Aug 31 19:07:27 EDT 2002
> > 
> > The only thing I did differently then previous installs was I told the
> > installer that it could set the bios go UTC.  The only time it is really
> > noticable is when in X, the screensaver kicks in when it jumps.
> 
> ntpdate, ntp, chrony, <some other time related prog> installed?
> 
> Maybe two of them, one with summer time, one without in its config?
> 

ntpdate and ntp are installed, however they were installed in an attempt 
to solve this problem (with no luck).

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Matt (Fizz) Filizzi                         All that is required for
http://beyond.hjsoft.com                    Evil to triumph is that
fizz@beyond.hjsoft.com                      good people do nothing.
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