[CentOS] hwclock and util-linux on 5.3

William L. Maltby CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Sun Apr 5 19:51:06 UTC 2009

On Sun, 2009-04-05 at 15:05 -0400, Jerry Geis wrote:
> I am getting this error:
>  hwclock --debug
> hwclock from util-linux-2.13-pre7
> hwclock: Open of /dev/rtc failed, errno=16: Device or resource busy.
> No usable clock interface found.
> Cannot access the Hardware Clock via any known method.
> [root at devcentos5x64 src]# uname -a
> Linux devcentos5x64.msgnet.com 2.6.18-128.el5 #1 SMP Wed Jan 21 10:41:14 
> EST 2009 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> rpm -qa | grep util-linux
> util-linux-2.13-0.50.el5

I have this same package and have no instances of any error messages
about hwclock. I'm scratching my head wondering why your message is from

> Doesnt util-linux need an updated package to 2.15? If not why am I 
> getting this error?
> Jerry
> <snip sig stuff>


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