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Bug 207935 - Hardware Clock not set on linux boot
Hardware Clock not set on linux boot
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: mkinitrd (Show other bugs)
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2006-09-25 10:48 EDT by noye
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: 5.1.8-1
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Last Closed: 2006-09-25 13:39:35 EDT
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Description noye 2006-09-25 10:48:25 EDT
Description of problem:
On boot of Tiger linux server, hardware clock cannot be set.
Message is:

Cannot access the Hardware Clock in any known method.

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How reproducible:

At each linux restart.

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Additional info:

Problem seems to be located in /etc/rc.sysinit file where hardware clock 
is set before device creation (/sbin/start_udev step).
When hardware clock setting step is done after device creation, hwclock 
gives right time information.

No log found to describe the problem.

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