system clock is too slow
JohnThompson at new.rr.com
Thu Jul 29 14:09:29 UTC 2004
Gang Qin wrote:
> John Thompson wrote:
>> How old is the battery? You can use ntp to keep the clock syncronized
>> with a time server on the internet but if the battery is going, ntp is
>> only a band-aid. If you have a dead battery and power down
>> (intentionally or otherwise) you may have an unbootable system when
>> you try to power up again.
> The laptop is one year old so I assume the battery is one year old. Does
> the batttery matter if I use AC power?
The MB battery that runs the clock chip should be good for several years
at least. This battery is separate from the main battery that powers the
-John (john at os2.dhs.org)
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