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HWCLOCK

Section: Debian Administrator's Manual (5)

Updated: Feb 2012

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NAME

hwclock - variables that affect the behaviour of the hwclock boot script

DESCRIPTION

The /etc/default/rcS file contains variable settings in POSIX format:

VAR=VAL

Only one assignment is allowed per line. Comments (starting with '#') are also allowed.

OPTIONS

The following variables can be set.

BADYEAR
This is used to specify that the hardware clock is incapable of storing years outside the range of 1994-1999. Set to yes if the hardware is broken or no if working correctly.:
HWCLOCKACCESS
If the hardware clock is not accessible, set to no, in which case hwclock will not be run. Otherwise, set to yes.:
HWCLOCKPARS
Additional options for hwclock. Unset by default. For example, this may be use to specify the machine hardware clock type for Alphas.:
HCTOSYS_DEVICE
The hardware clock device you want to use. Defaults to rtc0. It should probably match the CONFIG_RTC_HCTOSYS_DEVICE kernel config option.:

AUTHOR

Roger Leigh <[email protected]>

SEE ALSO

hwclock?(8), rcS?(5).


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