Clock drift on an iBook2

Tom Rini trini at
Wed Jul 18 03:14:20 EST 2001

On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 01:04:25PM -0400, Ethan Blanton wrote:
> Benjamin Herrenschmidt spake unto us the following wisdom:
> > >I have a new iBook2 and I'm having *severe* clock drift problems -- on
> > >the order of several seconds gained per minute.  I'd like to get this
> > >taken care of, and it seems to be a linux problem as OSX appears to
> > >have a stable clock.
> >
> > Are you using MOL or do you experience this with nothing special running ?
> Nothing special...   I tried using ntpd to fix the problem, but it
> didn't seem to be able to set the system time and I'm not sure why.

Does your kernel have CONFIG_PPC_RTC enabled? (_not_ CONFIG_RTC).

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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