Configuring ULTRIX 4.x kernel (was: Re: VAX 6400 booting saga: SUCCESS!)

From: Paul Thompson <>
Date: Mon Mar 18 07:07:00 2002

On Mon, 18 Mar 2002, Gunther Schadow wrote:

> (2) The other little thing is that (a) ULTRIX is not Y2K complient:
> I haven't convinced date (or anything else) to accept a century
> for setting the clock and it insists on "02" being rounded up
> to 1970 :-). (b) I noticed the VAX 6000 has two or three AA
> batteries (rechargeables) in its console assembly, would they by
> any chance keep a real time clock running such that resetting the
> date isn't required all the time (yes I know about time and ntp
> but I don't have a reliably on machine at home nor a standing
> internet connection.)

There was a kit for 4.5 to help with y2k. I only have the mips version.

Received on Mon Mar 18 2002 - 07:07:00 GMT

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