[CentOS] hwclock problem

Jobst Schmalenbach jobst at barrett.com.au
Sun Nov 14 20:38:53 EST 2010


Ok I try that, but the thing is:

 * motherboards not that old
 * its exactly 11 hours (+/- a couple of seconds) each time

Jobst



On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 09:31:55AM -0500, Brunner, Brian T. (BBrunner at gai-tronics.com) wrote:
> 
> > 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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