Subject: Re: NetBSD-1.3.2 Y2K problem
To: NG Yew Ban <email@example.com>
From: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/06/1998 02:10:17
"NG Yew Ban" writes:
> Dear Mr. Perry,
> For more info about the NSTL, you can access to
> I can reproduce the problem easily.
1) Can you tell me if there are any console warnings during boot about
2) Can you tell me the exact date in 1997 the machine resets to?
3) There is a new version of i386/isa/clock.c (v1.53) in tonight's SUP
(or at least, will be in a few hours after the sup scanner runs). It
may (or may not) fix a bug. Can you substitute this for your clock.c
and tell me if the problem goes away when you build a kernel?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
> To: NG Yew Ban <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Y.H.LOK
> <email@example.com>; firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
> Date: Saturday, October 03, 1998 1:02 AM
> Subject: Re: NetBSD-1.3.2 Y2K problem
> >"NG Yew Ban" writes:
> >> I have a Y2K compliance clone PC and pass with NSTL YMARK2000 test
> >> program (Version 97.08.15),
> >I'm unfamiliar with the program.
> >> whereas when I ran NetBSD-1.3.2, NetBSD-1.3.2 can roll over from
> >> year 1999 to year 2000, but after I rebooted the PC, the date
> >> reverted back to year 1997.
> >Can you reproduce this problem at will?