[arch-general] linux 3.1-4 - two i686 lockups after ~ 5 hours of operations. two x86_64 seem OK

Richard Schütz r.schtz at t-online.de
Thu Nov 10 14:45:25 EST 2011

Am 10.11.2011 20:16, schrieb David C. Rankin:
>    Richard, David - check your hardware clock "# hwclock -r" and compare
> that to the time returned by "# date". If they are hours apart, then
> make sure your sysclock is correct and set the hardware clock to your
> sysclock with "# hwclock -w". Worth checking regardless.  I know this
> used to be done on boot or shutdown and I don't know why it isn't
> anymore. I'll do some more digging.

I'm running ntpd on all machines, so sysclock and hwclock are almost 
perfect in sync. If the issue is clock-related it would be rather the 
fault of ntpd and adjtimex slewing the time than the difference between 
sysclock and hwclock.

Richard Schütz

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