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