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Re: "superblock last write time is in the future" on boot

On Fri, 06 Jan 2006, Kent West wrote:
[ root fsck problem caused by time skew ]
> It seems like I had this on a newly-installed Sid box the other day. 
> After I installed "ntpdate" the problem went away (but I was fighting 
> several problems at once, so no guarantees that this had any relevance).

I like that check even less day after day...

The fix to what you describe (assuming it is not caused by a local time RTC
plus util-linux bug plus /etc/localtime being a dangling symlink) is to have
d-i set the system clock properly BEFORE it starts mucking with filesystems.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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