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Re: [WORKAROUND]what sets the time at boot?

On 2009-08-19 19:08 +0200, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:

> Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
>> So my question is: who at boot time is responsible for realizing
>> that the hwclock is kept in local time and UTC time?
> And the answer is: /etc/init.d/hwclock.sh and
> /etc/init.d/hwclockfirst.sh do that from package util-linux.

They don't do this anymore unless your system is not using udev.

> It's a bug:
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=542443

In which you state that you don't have /dev/rtc.  I'm not sure that
systems without that file are supported.

> But util-linux has currently 439 bugs reported.

The maintainer is overloaded, that's for sure.


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