ppc hardware clock.

Tom Rini tmrini at ntplx.net
Fri May 21 03:12:07 EST 1999

On Thu, 20 May 1999, Satadru Pramanik wrote:

> I did a rebuild and install of many redhat 6.0 src rpms before the ppc
> equivalent came out.  As a result, i have a program called "hwclock" in my
> rc scripts that refuses to be able to get the date from the hardware
> clock.  I think this program may be specific to x86 platforms.  Which new
> ppc.rpm should I upgrade to to fix this?  which program in particular will
> access the clock on a apple 7600 correctly on a glibc2.1 system?

hwclock doesn't work on PMacs.  It's for machines w/ a PC type rtc.  Get
the pmac-utils srpm (or RR1.0 rpm) and use clock.  You might also wanna
look at the RR1.0 util-linux rpm. (Just to get rid of the hwclock stuff)

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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