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Old 01-05-2003, 08:28 AM   #1
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clock skew detected

install of redhat 7.3 & 8.0 both reported 'clock skew detected', and then timeout to boot default acts crazy - 10 way too short so set to 30 - timing on countdown is definitely skewed - way too fast, but randomly so (some seconds go faster than others). Anyone know why?

xp, redhat, 512 ram, 2GHz p4, intel mobo(845e), generic geforce 4 mx440

redhat didnt like the geforce card either - 7.3 was ok but 8.0 turned its nose up at it and i had to search for a file where i could set display greater than 800x600 and manually edited... dunno if i edited the right file as options for display still dont show the resolution i have set it to...(greyed out)

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Old 01-05-2003, 04:39 PM   #2
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assuming that your hardware clock isn't malfunctioning, then i think you need to set the system clock to the real time using the regular ol' date command as root. then, sync the system clock with the bios clock using hwclock. this is a bit of a guess tho ... i've never seen this particular error before. be sure to read the man pages on both commands first.

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Old 01-17-2003, 04:03 AM   #3
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The latest Intel BIOS update fixed this problem


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