before someone flames me to STFW or read back-posts, yes, I just read
through the "8100 and time lose and battery status" thread, which
mentions this kind of time-zone jump in addition to steady drift.
Seems to be a kernel-config issue, sorry to bring it up again.
next time I will read previous posts first, like I should have.
--- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., "scottseagroves" <scottseagroves@n...>
> Not sure if this is the same problem, but on my I8200 the system time
> seems to "forget" what time zone I've set, sometimes. Like when I
> take out the battery or interact with the BIOS, sometimes, but not
> always, the system clock will reset itself as though the hardware
> clock is in GMT. But of course, the hardware clock is NOT in GMT, and
> /etc/sysconfig/clock says so. But it gets confused sometimes anyway.
> It's been really hard to figure out exactly what conditions reproduce
> this problem.... but it's driving me nuts!