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Bug 8134 - setclock: mktime() failed unexpectedly (rc -1)
setclock: mktime() failed unexpectedly (rc -1)
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 8123
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: timeconfig (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
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Reported: 2000-01-03 04:32 EST by Le Tanou Jerome
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-01-03 11:06:24 EST
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Description Le Tanou Jerome 2000-01-03 04:32:00 EST
Since 01/01/2000 :

[root@angelus /root]# cat /etc/sysconfig/clock
[root@angelus /root]# setclock
mktime() failed unexpectedly (rc -1).  Aborting.
[root@angelus /root]# date
Mon Jan  3 09:31:38 CET 2000
[root@angelus /root]# rpm -qf /usr/sbin/setclock

After a reboot, the problem disappears :

[root@angelus /root]# date
Mon Jan  3 10:40:57 CET 2000
[root@angelus /root]# setclock
[root@angelus /root]#
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-01-03 11:06:59 EST
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 8123 ***

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