Bug 5283 - time is flying
time is flying
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: apmd (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Erik Troan
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Reported: 1999-09-21 15:57 EDT by dkaplan
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-11-12 13:25:48 EST
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Description dkaplan 1999-09-21 15:57:54 EDT
Hi,

I have RH 6.0 installed on my Gateway Solo 2500 laptop.  The
time on the computer gains about 10-20 minutes every time i
boot up.  This is a linux problem as the CMOS clock is fine
as long as I dont boot into linux -  ie. use windows.
Everything else seems fine, but it makes the day get a lot
shorter (not necessarily a bad thing).

Any suggestions?

Thanks,
DAvid
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 1999-11-12 13:25:59 EST
This is almost certainly a bug in your BIOS.
You can work around it by adding
	hwclock --hctosys
at the end of your /etc/rc.d/rc.local.

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