date and GPS related questions

Mike Montour mail at
Sat Mar 14 04:26:24 CET 2009

Fernando Martins wrote:

> 1) I got the date reset to 1970 a few times. I was not paying attention 
> but I guess this happens when battery is removed, i.e., there's no 
> battery specific for the clock?

There is a backup battery. Make sure that the system time is being saved 
to the hardware clock, e.g. "hwclock --utc --systohc".

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