Re: Y2k compliance

Chris Wedgwood (
Thu, 3 Dec 1998 15:26:49 +1300

On Wed, Dec 02, 1998 at 11:53:57AM +1030, Alan Modra wrote:

> Linux ignores the RTC century byte (for good reason). Before I put
> this fix in, when the year wrapped to 00 Linux would read the RTC
> year as 1900. So a reboot (who does that anyway?) would give a
> classic Y2K time warp.

So how does it know what century it is?


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