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Re: [SLE] Configuring a systems time - which files to edit?
  • From: Doug McGarrett <dmcgarrett@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 15:54:50 -0400
  • Message-id: <200405181554.50369.dmcgarrett@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 18 May 2004 04:48, peter Nikolic wrote:
> On Monday 17 May 2004 17:01, Hylton Conacher (ZR1HPC) wrote:
> > I am having a problem with my SuSE 9.0 PRO only box in that it
> > seems to lose time. considering the machine is only 1 year old
> > I hope it is not the CMOS battery.> >
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> >=========
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/snip/
> --
>
> Replace the Cmos battery for what they cost and the ease of
> changing them is it worth the doubt after all if the battery
> goes completely it's not just your cmos clock that will get it's
> proverbial knickers in a not is it all the rest of your settings
> are at risk for what about £0.75pence UK C'mon get real change it
> BE SAFE ..
>
>
> G6NJR Pete otherwise known as "Quinton 11"
>
Won't the CMOS settings be lost when you take the old battery out?
It would be a good idea, regardless, to open up the settings at
machine start and write down what everything is set for, _before_
you change the battery. Better safe than sorry!
--doug

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