Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 164693
Cannot sync system clock to hw clock, error message on reboot
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:10 EST
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Description of problem:
This is a Dell GX280, latest Bios A05, single cpu kernel though HT possible.
Cannot sync system clock to hw clock, error message on reboot, when /etc/init.d/halt should do this.
[root@pele ~]# hwclock --systohc
select() to /dev/rtc to wait for clock tick timed out
I waited for the 2.6.12 series of kernel, to see a change, but no go.
This error was with earlier kernels, too.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel 2.6.12-1.1372_FC3, util-linux-2.12a-24.4
Steps to Reproduce:
*** Bug 164694 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 164486 ***
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 144894 ***