How come there is two init scripts to deal with the hardware clock at boot up?

martin f krafft madduck at
Sun Jan 29 21:57:03 GMT 2006

also sprach lanjelot <lanjelot at> [2006.01.29.1925 +0100]:
> I am trying to understand the reason why there is two init scripts for
> the same task: and both set the system time
> from the hardware clock at boot up.
> Can you tell me what it is all about ?

Have you read the comments in the file? Hint: it's related to
timezone settings, which are only available after /usr is mounted,
but the clock is still initialised very early on for logging

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