[OLPC-AU] hwclock accuracy

Jerry Vonau jvonau at shaw.ca
Thu Jan 27 10:25:13 EST 2011


On Thu, 2011-01-27 at 15:30 +1100, James Cameron wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 06:09:02PM -0600, Jerry Vonau wrote:
> > 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
> 
> http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/10605 in particular.
> 
> Until these problems are fixed, please change your build; remove
> /etc/adjtime from /etc/rwtab, change the third line of /etc/adjtime to
> be UTC, copy the zoneinfo file for to /etc/localtime, install ntpdate,
> and write a script in /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/99-ntpdate 
> 

Just thinking ahead, does any of this have any negative impact for
olpc-update? Thinking /etc/adjtime should be treated the same way 
/etc/sysconfig/i18n is. Testing hasn't got that far, just curious.

Jerry







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