more on hardware clock

Charles Hallenbeck hallenbeck at
Thu Oct 17 20:07:22 EDT 2002

Hi Greg,
On Thu, 17 Oct 2002, Gregory Nowak wrote:

> Hmm, and it hung your system when running clock, right?

Yes. Of course you normally don't run hwclock very often, but the
Slackware shutdown procedure attempts to write the system time to
the hardware clock, and so your shutdown is stopped in its

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