Karmic upgrade has broken the system clock

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 16 00:30:37 UTC 2009

> Append clocksource=acpi_pm to your kernel options.  If you have Grub 2,
> you would edit one of the default files in /etc/grub, then run
> grub-update.  However, since you indicated an upgrade, you might still
> have Grub-legacy, (wherin you edit the /boot/grub/menu.lst file)

For GRUB legacy, you can add clocksource=acpi_pm to defoptions (for
"normal" entries) or altoptions (for all entries) and then run
update-grub. You will then not have to re-edit menu.lst when your
kernel is upgraded to add clocksource=acpi_pm to your kernel lines.

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