[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#444276: Bug#444276: initscripts: mount /lib/init/rw /proc and /sys with bad hours

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh hmh at debian.org
Sat Jul 25 00:07:58 UTC 2009

On Fri, 24 Jul 2009, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> The system clock is set from the hardware clock by the kernel without
> timezone information, and later in the boot by the hwclock*.sh scripts

You know, given that the only reason to have hwclock around nowadays is to
apply timezone information to the RTC, I could be persuaded to try to write
a kernel patch to let that information be configured in the kernel command

> What exactly is the problem with having slightly incorrect timestamps
> in these mount points?

Good question...

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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