Sun Fire V100... No Internal Clock?

Matthew T. Lager freebsd at
Thu Nov 11 14:51:18 PST 2004

Hey buddy!

That worked...

rtc0: <DS1287 Real Time Clock> at port 0x70-0x71 on isa0
rtc0: mc146818_attach: rega: 0x20
rtc0: mc146818_attach: regb: 0x6

Running FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE

Clock seems to stay accurate even during a complete powerdown. Need any
more info?

Matt Lager

> On Wed, Nov 10, 2004 at 03:54:57PM -0800, Matthew T. Lager wrote:
>> I have a Sun Fire V100. FreeBSD 5.3 works perfectly on it but whe it
>> boots
>> it says it can't find an internal clock and the time wouldn't be set
>> correctly. Does this mean that the system doesn't have an internal clock
>> or should I just use ntp or somthing?
> See:
> Would be great if you could give it a try and report failure or success
> and the requested debugging info as there was no feedback so far.

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