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Re: time problems (forwarded)

bruce@pixar.com (Bruce Perens) writes:

> Kevin is one of two people who are currently _still_ unable to post, so
> I am forwarding his message. :-(
> From: Account for Debian group  mail <debian@pcez.com>
> I use a program call "nist - timestanderization under Linux" by Frank
> Brokken.  This program works well for maintaining the clocks on my
> systems.  The program gets the time information from a standard on the
> Internet and and updates the system time.  Then you run the "clock -w"
> command to update the CMOS clock.
> This has worked fine on all my systems until I tried to run it on the new
> Debian box I just put together.  When it updates the CMOS clock it sets
> the year to somewhere in the 21st century and the rest of the time
> information is all screwed up as well.  What needs to change to make this
> utility work properly?

I am using nist v1.02 with debian, kernel 2.0.21 (compiled myself)
with no problems.  Note: there have been problems with clock recently.


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