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SubjectRe: PROBLEM: Linux updates RTC secretly when clock synchronizes
On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 12:44:21AM -0000, Alex Bligh - linux-kernel wrote:
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>
> --On Wednesday, 07 November, 2001 12:00 AM +0000 Riley Williams
> <rhw@MemAlpha.cx> wrote:
>
> > 2. The kernel makes no internal reference to the /dev/rtc driver,
> > and it is left to userland tools to sync to the RTC on boot,
> > and at other times as required.
>
> I think the kernel should set the machine time to the RTC time
> as an initializer on boot. Other than that, I agree.

Which is something you do from userspace.


Kurt

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