Invalid time in real time clock

Christian Weisgerber naddy at
Sun Feb 9 20:06:05 UTC 2014

Wayne Sierke <ws at> wrote:

> When you say "the RTC keeps up" do you mean that the RTC keeps time when
> mains power is removed - i.e. power cord unplugged for a "reasonable"
> length of time?

Yes, it does.  I just left the machine unplugged for twenty minutes
and when I restarted it, the BIOS still had the correct time.

Mysteriously enough, the invalid time warning is gone now, too.
I'm not sure I want to draw any conclusion from that.

Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                          naddy at

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