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Mark Knecht <markknecht@...> wrote:
> Just in the last week or so my AMD64 machine has started to exhibit
> problems with the clock. Maybe it's a hardware problem, or possibly
> it's some new ntpd issue after updates. At boot time it seems to be
> coming up with semi-random times. This is causing me to ask a few
> questions and try to learn a bit more about how this actually works
> under Linux. Thanks in advance.
I would guess ntpd, which is part of why I use net-misc/openntpd
instead of regular ntpd (which I used to use).
The battery doesn't have to be bad, it just has to be making a poor
connection, so you might try taking it out and putting it back
in. This sometimes clears up other problems as well, by power-cycling
parts that don't normally get power-cycled. (I had to do it once after
a BIOS flash upgrade.)
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