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Old 08-19-2001, 08:12 AM   #1
Registered: Apr 2001
Location: South of Atlanta
Distribution: Mandrake 8.1, Suse 7.0
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hardware question

the other night at 1100 pm i turned off my computer. The next morning I turned it on at about 900 am. But, the clock
said 1130pm from the night before. I had just changed the battery in the motherboard, so, I know its probably not

I tried out some other distro installations and i had a few strange things

Mandrake and red hat 7.1 each would not reboot on the command at the prompt, it would get to "now reboting the
system" and the system would freeze... also, when i installed storm linux (debian i believe) there was a gui but no fonts
anywhere! very wierd!

Other than those things everything works fine... the gui is not crashing so i know nothing is probably wrong with the
any help would be greatly appreciated!
Old 08-19-2001, 08:14 AM   #2
Registered: Apr 2001
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Distribution: Mandrake 8.1, Suse 7.0
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im also getting a :

"saving time to hardware clock" on shutdown or reboot

at startup:

"getting hardware clock settings"


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