(hardy)Clock mis-set after install ?

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Tue May 27 20:19:39 UTC 2008

NoOp wrote:

> On 05/27/2008 02:58 AM, xerces8 wrote:
>>> David, did you ever figure this out?
>> No. Do you experience it too ?
>> I will do an install again and see if it happens again.
>> When I have spare time.
> No. But I am curious as there was a thread recently where I did some
> tests with a dead CMOS battery on a laptop and found that Ubuntu did
> write back to the bios clock after getting the time from ntpdate. See
> the archives (https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-users/) for the
> "Computer loosing time" thread 5/15/2008. Here is what I found:
> http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.linux.ubuntu.user/145531

I would expect an Ubuntu install to change the clock - if it was connected
to the network, as ntpdate is automatically included.  But in this case,
the user says it's not on a network.

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