[BUG] Initscripts again

Nathan Coulson conathan at gmail.com
Wed Jan 5 03:59:53 PST 2005


On Wed, 05 Jan 2005 02:37:43 -0500, Joel Miller
<cheeziologist at mail.isc.rit.edu> wrote:
> Schafer Frank wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > In rcsysinit.d there is a link to read the system clock from the
> > hwclock. That's good. The links to store the system clock to the hwclock
> > in rc0.d and rc6.d are missing. That's bad.
> 
> This is not a bug. If you search the archives, this was a choice made by
> the LFS Developers/Community. If I remember the discussion correctly,
> the point was made that there is no way to determine whether or not the
> system clock on hwclock is more accurate at the time of shutdown. The
> only time when the bootscripts store time back to the hwclock on
> shutdown is if you are using ntp and its corresponding bootscript.

I believe the NTP page in BLFS links them back in if so desired.

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