Re: Problem: wall-clock jumping like Mexican bean
On Mon, Jun 10, 2002 at 11:43:17PM +0000, Jonathan Matthews wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 10, 2002 at 03:46:45PM -0500, Rich Puhek wrote:
> > Jonathan Matthews wrote:
> > >
> > > I think it's possibly a dodgy RTC on the motherboard. I saw
> > > this exact complaint come up on linux-kernel a while ago, and
> > > someone mentioned that it was specific to a certain brand
> > > of mobo.
> > >
> > > No URLs for you, I'm afraid, but if you google a bit, I'm sure
> > > it'll appear.
> > >
> > But I thought that the RTC was ignored after boot? If so, a bad RTC
> > would explain a clock that comes up bad on boot every now and then, but
> > not why a running system would suddenly shift time.
> I might be using the wrong terminology - I'm just remembering
> the symptoms from the l-k thread.
> Here's what I found from l-k. Not the thread I was
> originally thinking of, but might fit as well.
Oops. Here's the link:
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