[CentOS] hwclock problem

Brunner, Brian T. BBrunner at gai-tronics.com
Fri Nov 12 09:31:55 EST 2010


> and off course dovecot falls over too "Time just moved 
> backwards by 39599 seconds."
> 
> Now, 39600s is 11 hours, which is (inc DST) *MY* offset from 
> Greenwich.
> 
> 
> So what am I doing wrong?


I have this problem when dead batteries on the mobo prevent the hwclock
from preserving the time.
Reboots don't show this (shutdown -r) but yanking the AC to fiddle with
switches on the cards (which takes pulling them out) or swapping
known-good with suspect-under-test gives me a boot-up time somewhere
back in August of 2006.
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