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Old 05-16-2008, 05:53 PM
David Vincent
 
Default Computer loosing time

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Rashkae wrote:

> Rashkae wrote:

>

>> Thanks all for the suggestion.. Unfortunately, after a
grueling surgery

>> to replace my power supply, there is no change.* The system
clocks still

>> looses about 5 seconds per hour (note that the CMOS clock
remains on the

>> right time, which can be verified with hwclock -r)

>>

>> Both power supply (the old and the new) check out ok in the
BIOS and on

>> a power supply tester.

>>

>

> Oops, it looks as though opening the Gnome Adjust Time and Date
Dialog

> by itself will delay the clock by a second, which is why I still
seemed

> to be loosing time.* (Schroedinger's cat anyone?).* Since having

> replaced my power supply, my clock no longer looses time on it's
own

> overnight, (and a hard drive that was always doing some kind of
re-sync

> grind, which I used to assume was thermal calibration, is no longer

> making those strange noises.)

>

> Thank you Albert and David for your perfect diagnosis on limited

> information

>



glad to help!



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