Re: [uCsimm] date and getbenv()

From: Dai Katoh (dai_katou@yokogawa.co.jp)
Date: Fri Jan 21 2000 - 06:25:23 EST


> Dai Katoh wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have two questions.
> >
> > 1) Setting a real date and time
> > My simm lives in '70s!
> > The original date(1) command only shows date, and can't set real date.
> > Is there any good idea or workaround?
>
> This needs to be addressed with the implementation of a Real Time Interface that
> is a seperate from the kernel. As I believe, the current mechanism to set the time
> / date only affects the value the kernel keeps, this does not affect the hardware
> clock?
>
> TomW
>
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 Hi,
  
        Now I made a simple program that takes real date from another

  host with TCP/IP service 'daytime' and set it to kernel. I know that

  NTP is better, but it will be more complicated and I don't need such

  an accurate time.

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Dai Katoh
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