Subject: Re: Sun Blade 100 dead?



2017-04-07 18:41 GMT+02:00 transmail <[email protected]>:
> Maybe i don't get it, but if we stop the clock, then we must set the time at
> every boot?

Yes, but SunOS and Solaris both kick-start the clock at boot. And with
NTP you don't really need to set the clock, the system does it for
you.

> Why the clock should be stopped then?

Long-term storage. if you know you're not going to use the system for
a while, you can shut down the clock so that the Nvram battery last
longer.

Cordially,

--
Romain Dolbeau



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