[Bug 43745] Re: Ubuntu corrupts real time clock on some dell laptops
esteban.sancho at gmail.com
Fri Oct 27 00:35:30 UTC 2006
I've been using Dapper on a Dell Inspiron 6400 for about a month and
didn't experience this problem so far. I'm using BIOS Rev A08.
Just in case, some time ago a Dell tech support guy told me how to reset
the BIOS while we were trying to solve a thermal problem (BTW, the fix
was to upgrade the BIOS from rev 06 to 08). I don't clearly remember the
process but I think it was the following one:
* Extract the battery
* Unplug the power cord
* Keep the power button pressed for approx 2 minutes
Did you try upgrading the BIOS?
I will post the hwclock output later because I have the laptop at home.
Please let me know if I can help with anything else before I upgrade to
Ubuntu corrupts real time clock on some dell laptops
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