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Re: another clock problem?

On Thu, Mar 21, 2002 at 11:01:19AM +0000, Greg MATTHEWS wrote:
> the clock on my indy often loses 20hrs between boots. it seems to always be 
> exactly 20hrs. i've tried setting the date at the boot command prompt and also 
> from the linux prompt. also it often forces a fsck erroneously reporting that 
> the file system hasnt been checked in over 180 (or so) days...

kernel version? i sent patch for it already, but i'm not sure when it
appears in cvs. 2.4.17 and later sould be okay. it was part of update
to new style time handling. rtc registers was accessed wrong way.

> i havent done exhaustive tests to try and nail down the exact circumstances 
> this happens (this is a production box that really only gets turned on when i 
> need to use it) but i have a nagging feeling that it may be something to do 
> with the different shutdown methods. sometimes i use halt and sometimes i hit 
> the power button which appears to have the same effect.
> tangent: is it possible to shutdown to the prom menu?



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