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Re: Bug#116780: util-linux: hwclock shouldn't be run

On Wed, Oct 31, 2001 at 03:12:49PM +0100, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> That happens to me when I have a bad crash or similar, are you sure it
> happens for you when hwclock is run? Even if yes, hwclock uses /dev/rtc
> so the problem is likely there.

this problem is not specific to linux, macos has the same trouble,
apparently its due a firmware bug which apple is busy ignoring.  (go
search through some macos specific discussion groups).

> > The clock program works fine.
> It's still deprecated. If there are problems with the /dev/rtc driver,
> they need to be fixed.


Ethan Benson

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