Re: Back in time without even a warning
On Mon, 2001-10-22 at 06:34, Laurent de Segur wrote:
> I just experienced my first battery replacement with my iBook 2002
> running Debian. While on the road and before running out juice, I
> swapped batteries. Unfortunately, I discovered that there is no backup
> battery on the iBook 2001. So the clock got reset (I may have taken 30
> secs to unpack the new one.)
> What's curious is that when I rebooted, I didn't even get a message that the
> clock was set earlier than when the system was shut down. Is this an option
> that needs to be set and is off by default?
Not that I know of. Either way, this is rather off-topic on this list...
> It is not really hard to write an init script that would do just that,
> but because of the serious implications there is booting the machine
> with a reset clock, it would be nice if this was a feature set by
> default system-wide.
So you volunteer to do it and submit it for inclusion into our great
distribution? I'm looking forward to it! ;)
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast