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Re: Clock error on bootup - NSLU2
Chris Gilbert wrote:
Measured battery voltage: 2.91 at the chip (pins 4 - 7) and 3.2 at the
Removed the battery for roughly an hour. Exactly the same behavior
(can't read on boot up, can't write when setting date) after
reinstalling the battery.
I also doubled all of the delays in .../src/sys/dev/i2c/i2c_bitbang.c.
The Debian clock driver appears to work - or at least I didn't see any
errors on the console or in /var/log/messages. On the first boot-up
into Debian, the clock was wrong, but OK the second time the Slug was
There's a suggestion that the RTC sometimes stalls, and that removing
the battery for a bit might unstall it. Might be worth a try.
Thanks for the suggestion, but RTC lockup doesn't appear to be the
problem. If I have time tomorrow, I'll compare the Debian startup to
the NetBSD startup code.
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