Subject: Re: Broken kern_todor.c
To: None <>
From: Chris Tribo <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/12/2006 12:19:59
On Sep 12, 2006, at 10:30 AM, Garrett D'Amore wrote:

> Chris Tribo wrote:
>> Something is definitely hinky, even on i386:
>> WARNING: preposterous TOD clock time
>> WARNING: using filesystem time
>> The BIOS clock is fine, but the system time is off by more than 8  
>> hours.
> Hmm.... have you updated kern_todr in the past 12 hours?  There was a
> bug where some rtcs were passing a bogus value for the weekday.  I
> removed that check, and it is better now.
> Failing that, please #define TODR_DEBUG (or stick it in your kernel
> options) and update to the very latest code.  It will dump the exact
> values being read from the system clock.

The new kern_todr did the trick. No more boot warnings, thanks. I  
should have read source-changes.