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    SubjectRe: Linux an my RTC don't get along solved
    > On Thu, Nov 25, 1999 at 10:23:47AM -0800, brian@worldcontrol.com wrote:
    > > routr# rdate -s time.nist.gov
    > > routr# setclock
    > > routr# date
    > > Thu Nov 25 10:18:12 PST 1999
    > >
    > > routr# shutdown -f -h now
    > >
    > > (power off)
    > > (power on)
    > >
    > > ....
    > >
    > > routr# date
    > > Thu Nov 4 11:41:48 PST 1999

    On Sat, Nov 27, 1999 at 02:48:07PM +0100, Frank van Maarseveen wrote:
    > I've seen similar behavior. It was caused by a mistake when setting
    > the clock on a freshly installed system. Somehow my error
    > propagated into /etc/adjtime, causing an enormous clock adjust at boot
    > time. Look at the first number in /etc/adjtime on the first line: it
    > should be in the range -10.0...10.0 to be reasonable (I have 1.3).
    > It is safe to throw this file away (see man hwclock, man adjtimex).
    > Frank

    Yes! Frank gets the prize! My mistake was probably upgrading from
    RedHat 5.2 to 6.0.

    For those of you who responded that I had the TZ set wrong, I was
    wondering how that would cause the clock to lose 21 days on boot?

    Thanks for the help.

    --
    Brian Litzinger <brian@litzinger.com>

    Copyright (c) 1999 By Brian Litzinger, All Rights Reserved

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