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From: Joseph Jezak <josejx@g.o>
Subject: Re: Hwclock error
Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2006 15:47:11 -0500
Flisk . wrote:
> Hi folks,
>     Here where I work we received a G4 computer and I started to install 
> a Gentoo 2006.0. The computer is a G4 2 CPU's 512MB of memory 2 HD, I 
> started to install Gentoo 2006.0 from stage 1 and everything gone well. 
> I installed with cpu flag as G4 and O2.
>     But when the computer restarted a problem appeared with hwclock, 
> when I execute the hwclock an error appear. The error is something like: 
> "select() to /dev/rtc to wait for clock tick timed out" and the date in 
> Linux stay 1970, the bios time is correctly because when I boot the 
> Gento CD the hwclock work perfectly. I already recompiled the kernel 
> with many options but nothing solve the problem.
>     I believe that the problem is with some kernel option that I forgot 
> or some patch, because in the Gentoo CD the hwclock works perfectly. 
> What kernel option or patch can be solve the problem? Hints?
>     Best regards.
> ------------------------
> Fernando Simon
> Brazil
> ------------------------

Make sure that you have enabled the RTC Emulation options in your kernel 
as described in this forum post:

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