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In Topic: thoughts...

12 March 2018 - 05:05 AM

What else more fun than tinkering with Your Linux? :wub:


And learning stuff.


[Said by mr Routinely Shot Himself in The Foot] 


After learning not to shoot ourselves in the left foot, we still have the right foot to shoot at, right? :D

In Topic: Clock Module Bug?

10 March 2018 - 03:35 AM

 My initial thought was CMOS battery...but the PC would more-or-less have issues after being off or unplugged...not just sleeping. 



Correct. That's why I ask to test it by shutting down computer, not just sleeping to see if the cmos battery is the issue.



  As you stated, I would suspect the main battery would keep the clock accurate during sleep...not the CMOS (as RAM is active during sleep and a CMOS battery isn't keeping that as such).




As stated in the link, not necessary so with laptops.


And just how difficult is it to test it with the laptop turned off overnight?

Why do we all have to guess? Why not just find out?

In Topic: Clock Module Bug?

08 March 2018 - 09:22 AM



Laptops generally don’t use any power while shut down or hibernating, as that would cause unnecessary battery drain.




Easy to test it out. With the main battery charged up and not an issue, shut down, turn off the laptop.

Not hibernate or sleep. Shut down.

In the morning, is the time correct when laptop started up?

If time is off, it is the cmos battery.

If time is correct, it is not the cmos battery.

Makes sense?


Note OP has left laptop on for several nights.

Shut it down just once and let's see.

In Topic: Clock Module Bug?

08 March 2018 - 05:03 AM

cmos battery and main battery are 2 different things.



If the CMOS battery is failing the computer cannot keep the correct time or date on the computer after it has been turned off. For example, after turnin



In Topic: Clock Module Bug?

07 March 2018 - 10:52 PM

Can anyone reproduce?


No, but check your cmos battery, it could be drained out.