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Bug 5322 - Date advance on Dell Latitude CPi
Summary: Date advance on Dell Latitude CPi
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: apmd
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Cristian Gafton
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-09-23 12:34 UTC by paulh
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-02-05 18:41:48 UTC

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Description paulh 1999-09-23 12:34:56 UTC
From Redhat type :


then enter the CMOS setup by typing :

      Fn F1        (purple lettering on keyboard

Exit setup by typing :

      Esc (key)

Get date by typing at the shell prompt :


and presto the system time has advanced by 2 hours or
whatever your timezone is.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-02-05 18:41:59 UTC
It sounds like an interaction between the kernel and the APM
BIOS - most likely because the kernel is set that
'hardware clock is in GMT'. Change the kernel setting and
try recompiling the kernel.

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