On 11/04/2009 10:43 AM, Harry Putnam wrote:
> Stroller <email@example.com> writes:
>> On 4 Nov 2009, at 15:45, Harry Putnam wrote:
>>> Somehow the date of last fsck on /boot is seen as `in the future' so
>>> fsck fails on /dev/had1 (/boot).
>> The first thing I would want to check is the motherboard battery. Is
>> the time correct if you reboot and immediately enter BIOS?
> That was a pretty good help but apparently not all the story.
> When I checked bios, the clock was exactly 1 hr fast (didn't pick up
> the end of daylight saving time I guess).
> Reset the clock and tested with 2 more reboots, each time mounting
> /boot and fiddling around with files.
> Each time the same failure occurs. I check bios time again. Its
> Here is the (edited) output form fsck
> Superblock last mount time (Wed Nov 4 18:05:13 2009,
> now = Wed Nov 4 12:11:49 2009) is in the future.
> Fix<y>? yes
> ------- --------- ---=--- --------- --------
> Superblock last mount time (Wed Nov 4 18:14:54 2009,
> now = Wed Nov 4 12:18:01 2009) is in the future.
> Fix<y>? yes
> so still somehow, those last mount dates are way wrong.
> I hope I'm checking the right thing in bios. Its under cmos and shows
> the time ticking away. You can adjust all columns. with +/-.
Is your bios clock set to UTC, and do you have /etc/localtime pointing to
your correct timezone? e.g. /etc/localtime -> /usr/share/zoneinfo/PST8PDT.
If all that is correct, then I'm guessing the problem will fix itself
if you just wait an hour