rtc again...

Iain Sandoe iain at sandoe.co.uk
Thu Aug 3 21:24:51 EST 2000

On  Thu, Aug 3, 2000,  Franz Sirl wrote:
> At 11:00 03.08.00, Martin Costabel wrote:
>>Iain Sandoe wrote:
>> >
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > under 2.2.17pre15ben1
>> >
>> > rtc does not give me the right answer when built in - what am I doing
>> wrong?
>> >
>> > It won't build load as a module right now 'cos I forgot to check ppc_ksyms
>> > before doing the build :-( .... (I remembered for 2.4.0).
>> >
>> > under 2.4.0-test5 it seems to be fine as a module (haven't tried built in).
>>I am using it as module both for 2.2.17-bk and for 2.4.0-test5. They
>>don't give the same time, and I think it is the one in 2.4.0 that is
>>right. I am at GMT+2:00, and the time in 2.2.17 is 2 hours early. When I
>>change /etc/sysconfig/clock from "UTC=false" to "UTC=true", both times
>>shift by 2 hours, but the discrepancy remains.
> Are you sure you are using the "hwclock" utility coming with util-linux?
> And not the old pmac specific "clock" utility to query the clock? What
> happens if you remove all "clock" binaries from your system?

yeah, I checked this.  (although the sbin/clock binary was still there
originally - I removed it).

No change - it's going to take a harder look - later today with luck.


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