[OLPC-AU] hwclock accuracy

Jerry Vonau jvonau at shaw.ca
Wed Jan 26 19:09:02 EST 2011


On Thu, 2011-01-20 at 14:40 -0500, Martin Langhoff wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 8:02 AM, Sridhar Dhanapalan
> <sridhar at laptop.org.au> wrote:
> > We've actually disabled the /sbin/hwclock --systohc in our latest
> > build (probably to be released tomorrow).
> 
> If you are spinning your own build, ensure ntpdate is installed. That
> should help significantly.
> 
> cheers,
> 

That actually makes things worse, try installing ntpdate and run it with
the stock /etc/adjtime file, now the real time clock is set to localtime
as that is the first time hwclock is run.

http://osdir.com/ml/fedora-olpc-list/2009-08/msg00102.html

http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/9705

Jerry




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