keeping time

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Tue Mar 20 00:04:36 UTC 2007

Michael R. Head wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-03-19 at 18:07 -0600, Mikus Grinbergs wrote:
>> I have an Ubuntu 6.10 system running 24/7 which gains more
>> than two hours every week.
>> For the purposes of this discussion, assume that the system
>> has *no* external inputs -- only me at the console -- no
>> network connection of any kind.
>> What can I set_up / tweak so that the time being kept by
>> the system is more accurate ?
> NTP is the software you want.

He said he doesn't have a network connection (or want to use it).  At
any rate, gaining two hours per week is a serious problem, and is most
likely caused by hardware.  Michael, I'd guess you need to replace your
BIOS battery.

Matthew Flaschen

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