Re: 2.6.16-rc2 powerpc timestamp skew

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Sun Feb 12 2006 - 19:12:13 EST

Roger Leigh <rleigh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> When running a 2.6.16-rc2 kernel on a powerpc system (Mac Mini;
> Freescale 7447A):
> $ date && touch f && ls -l f && rm -f f && date
> Sun Feb 12 12:20:14 GMT 2006
> -rw-r--r-- 1 rleigh rleigh 0 2006-02-12 12:23
> Sun Feb 12 12:20:14 GMT 2006
> Notice the timestamp is 3 minutes in the future compared with the
> system time. "make" is not a very happy bunny running on this kernel
> due to every touched file being 3 minutes in the future.

I've had several spates of time-going-nuts on ppc64. The most recent one
was because someone went and fiddled with Kconfig naming and I lost the RTC

What does `grep RTC .config' say?
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