'hwclock' not working? (ASU)
chris at grierwhite.com
Sat Jul 26 23:25:14 CEST 2008
On Sat, 2008-07-26 at 22:33 +0200, Holger Freyther wrote:
> On Saturday 26 July 2008 20:55:15 Christopher White wrote:
> > I ran into the same issue. After running the above link, I also had to
> > stop the atd daemon which had /dev/rtc0 open:
> We run atd on the ASU image on purpose. It allows to schedule any kind of
> alarms and will program the RTC for wakeup automatically. If you want atd to
> write the current time into the rtc then you have to write "W\n"
> into /var/spool/at/trigger.
> But on the other hand we provide a GUI application to set the Timezone and the
> Time and they work.... :)
Well...I was baffled by setting the time from this. I modified the
hour, clicked "Back" and it skipped forward several hours. Went back
and forth trying to figure out what I was missing.
I suspect it was because I had changed the Timezone but not rebooted yet
so I was in the limbo of /etc/localtime saying EDT, but date still
reporting UTC. It now seems to work correctly, but this might need to
be looked at. Next time I reflash, I'll try it again and see if I can't
better figure out the issue.
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