BUG: 2.6.14-rc2 sets the wrong time in NVRAM on PowerMac G5

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Tue Sep 27 07:23:40 EST 2005

> It is quite elusive. It sometimes happens when rebooting from Mac to
> Linux, or when cold-booting. I have tried to find a pattern, but I
> can't. The only "solid" thing is that it does not happen at all with
> 2.6.14-rc1 or 2.6.13.
> Another datapoint: with Ubuntu kernel linux-image-2.6.12-7-powerpc64-smp
> the machine real time clock is fine, with the kernel
> linux-image-2.6.12-8-powerpc64-smp it goes into the future (Apr 2037)!

Please send me a tarball of /proc/device-tree. Also, maybe you can try
getting a diff of those two ubuntu kernels ?


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