/dev/rtc not found

Delbert Franz ddf at sonic.net
Thu Dec 2 13:30:36 EST 2010


Thanks, that worked!  For some reason I did not notice the 
rtc0 when I searched for rtc:)  I'm using a 5x8 font, which 
is as small as is legible so that helped overlook it. 

                   Delbert

On Wednesday 01 December 2010, Otmar Struwe wrote:
> I had the same problem. The realtime clock is /dev/rtc0.
> 
> My Solution:
>      # date -s "2010-11-07 10:50:30"
>      # ln -s /dev/rtc0 /dev/rtc
>      # hwclock -w --localtime
> 
> this will set the HW clock
> 
> The most obvious solutions does not work:
> 
> # hwclock -w --localtime --rtc=/dev/rtc0
>          hwclock: open() of /dev/rtc failed, errno=2: No such file or 
> directory.
> 
> 
> 
> Am 01.12.2010 22:02, schrieb Delbert Franz:
> > I tried to set the date/time according to the wiki page.  However, there seem
> > to have been some changes since it was written in March!
> >
> > If I execute
> >
> > hwclock -w -l
> >
> > I get "invalid option -- l"
> >
> > Looking through the help list printed after the error message
> > results in trying:
> >
> > hwclock -w --localtime
> >
> > but now it is still "unhappy":
> >
> > hwclock: open() of /dev/rtc failed, errno=21:  No such file or directory.
> >
> > Indeed when I go to /dev  there is no entry "rtc".
> >
> > After I set the date and time zone I get the time but it is
> > lost at the next reboot if not sooner:)
> >
> > Can anyone offer a howto that applies to the latest released
> > image?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> >     Delbert
> >
> >
> >
> >
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