RTC problem

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Jun 30 17:04:46 UTC 2008

In message <20080630165919.GR17364 at cicely7.cicely.de>, Bernd Walter writes:

>> The easiest way would be to add a sysctl that when written does it,
>> thatway systems without adjkerntz could do it with a cronjob that
>> just sysctl's that variable directly.
>Ok - a sysctl which, when written calls resettodr().
>Plus adding this call to adjkerntz independend of wall_cmos_clock
>I wonder if people might forget about this when they remove adjkerntz
>from a small system.

The alternative is to do it in the kernel, but I'm not sure if you
can do it from a callout, so it's not quite trivial to add.

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