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Bug 5322 - Date advance on Dell Latitude CPi
Date advance on Dell Latitude CPi
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: apmd (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-09-23 08:34 EDT by paulh
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-05 13:41:48 EST
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Description paulh 1999-09-23 08:34:56 EDT
From Redhat type :


then enter the CMOS setup by typing :

      Fn F1        (purple lettering on keyboard

Exit setup by typing :

      Esc (key)

Get date by typing at the shell prompt :


and presto the system time has advanced by 2 hours or
whatever your timezone is.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-02-05 13:41:59 EST
It sounds like an interaction between the kernel and the APM
BIOS - most likely because the kernel is set that
'hardware clock is in GMT'. Change the kernel setting and
try recompiling the kernel.

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