[blfs-support] black screen and cursor after installing gdm in blfs

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 12:35:21 PST 2012

Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 08, 2012 at 08:27:31PM +0530, James Pinto wrote:
>> Hi
>>>> And if your system is set to use UTC, then LFS section 7.9 will
>>>> tell you to use UTC=1 in /etc/sysconfig/clock.
>> I have already done this...
>> It temporarily solved the problem but when I restart the system the time is
>> wrong again.
>>>> modulo problems with the battery dieing
>> I also use Ubuntu and time works there perfectly. (so my battery is fine)
>> Regards
>   OK, I'll admit that I'm very puzzled by that.
>   What sort of time errors do you see - is it a few minutes, or
> hours, or does it vary ?
>   Is the machine connected to the world ?  If so, is ubuntu using ntp
> to get the time, and is your LFS system using ntp ?  Is the date
> itself correct in the LFS system ?

Ouput from:

$ hwclock --show
$ file /etc/localtime

would be useful, but it really sounds like a hw problem.

   -- Bruce

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