Subject: Re: Significant slowdown of clock
To: Steve Weiss <email@example.com>
From: Bjarne =?iso-8859-1?Q?B=E4ckstr=F6m?= <Bjarne.Backstrom@abc.se>
Date: 02/13/1996 11:10:40
On my IIsi *BSD changes the clock *immediately* at boot. I thought that
had something to do with the difference between Swedish and US time format.
Haven't had time to investigate that further.
>I am having the same problem on my IIci running the "netbsd.please.test"
>I don't think it is the battery, because the clock runs OK in MacOS.
>At least I think it did. I don't run it in MacOS very often or for very
>long, anymore. The clock speed appears to be 50% of real time in NetBSD.
> Steven R. Weiss | firstname.lastname@example.org | If you think education is
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>At 10:58 AM 2/12/96, Erik Bertelsen wrote:
>>During the start of February with Christos' kernel changes coming
>>rapidly, I was not able to build a runnable kernel, but now the sources
>>seem to be stabilized, and I can again build a runnable kernel for
>>my IIcx, but a new problem has surfaced:
>>The clock runs slowly, e.g. last night from 23:30 to 7:00, the time on
>>the BSD system only advanced to 4:00, i.e. a loss of 3 hours in
>>a total of 7 1/2 hours.
>>Can this be attributed to NetBSD or has the IIcx's clock (or its
>>battery) just stopped working???
>>Until two days ago (with kernels built 24 Jan and earlier), the clock
>>was much more accurate -- just losing a minute or two a day, which