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From: Ed W <lists@...>
Subject: Re: sysvinit: sanetime for boards without an rtc?
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 16:35:48 +0100
On 28/07/2011 14:28, Christopher Friedt wrote:
> Apparently though, a similar mechanism already exists for OpenRC
> called swclock instead of hwclock, and they said I should just do
> this:
> 
> rc-update del hwclock boot
> rc-update add swclock boot

You beat me too it!

Yes, this just bumps the clock forward monotonically. Usually this is a
useful improvement, but you may also need a cron job to touch your clock
file if you don't expect the shutdown script to run...

Openrc has quite a few nice tweaks tucked away in it. Worth looking
through the more obscure options

Cheers

Ed W


References:
sysvinit: sanetime for boards without an rtc?
-- Christopher Friedt
Re: sysvinit: sanetime for boards without an rtc?
-- Peter Volkov
Re: sysvinit: sanetime for boards without an rtc?
-- Christopher Friedt
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