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    SubjectRe: 2.6.18-rc4 (and earlier): CMOS clock corruption during suspend to disk on i386
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    On Wed, 2006-08-09 at 22:04 +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
    > On Wednesday 09 August 2006 19:44, john stultz wrote:
    > > On Wed, 2006-08-09 at 14:26 +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
    > > > It looks like the CMOS clock gets corrupted during the suspend to disk
    > > > on i386. I've observed this on 2 different boxes. Moreover, one of them is
    > > > AMD64-based and the x86_64 kernel doesn't have this problem on it.
    > > >
    > > > Also, I've done some tests that indicate the corruption doesn't occur before
    > > > saving the suspend image. It rather happens when the box is powered off
    > > > or rebooted (tested both cases).
    > >
    > > Hmmm. Could you better describe the corruption you're seeing?
    >
    > After I do "echo disk > /sys/power/state" and the system suspends, the
    > CMOS clock settings, as visible via the BIOS setup, are more or less random.

    And after resuming does time output the time/date properly, or is it
    confused as well?

    thanks
    -john



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