Re: Laptop Losing Time
Blars Blarson, 2003-Jun-20 18:59 -0700:
> In article <20030620180553.GA31939@jcop.homelinux.com>
> email@example.com writes:
> >My laptop, a Dell Latitude C610 running Sarge, has been losing time to
> >the tune of about 15-20 minutes every 12 hours.
> Is this happening when the system is off or when the system is booted
> into debian? If the former, then there is a problem with the
> motherboard timekeeping. If it is the latter, and the rate is
> constant, you can compensate with the tickadj command. For my Dell
> inspiron 8200, I use tickadj 10270 (2.7% fast) to get it close enough
> to keep in sync with ntp. The tickadj only takes affect until the
> system is shut down, so I put it into an init script.
It happens either way. I loses time while running and when it's
I looked around for "tickadj" and can't seem to find it. What package
would it be a part of?
Jeff Coppock Systems Engineer
Diggin' Debian Admin and User