Clock Problems

Mykal Funk mykalfunk at
Fri Dec 11 11:01:20 PST 2009

Mike McCarty wrote:
> Mykal Funk wrote:
>> I know the cmos battery is running low on this machine. But will the 
> The clock does not run on the battery unless the machine is shut down
> and turned off. While the power supply is on, the clock runs off the
> power supply. The crystals supplied with the clock chips are more
> accurate than the ones used to run the processors.
I mentioned the battery because of suggestions to use hwclock and cron 
to adjust the clock on a regular basis. Both clocks are skewed.
>> clock skew affect the build? That is my main concern. If it won't effect 
>> things than I will leave well enough alone. If it will effect things 
>> then I need to fix it.
>> Mykal Funk
> Mike
What I really need to know is if this is clock problem will effect the 
build of a complete LFS system. Will the clock skew subtlety break the 

Mykal Funk

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