wrong date license problem
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Newsgroups: comp.unix.sco.misc From: Bill Campbell <email@example.com> Subject: Re: 3.2.4->5.06 Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2000 18:29:52 GMT Message-ID: <20000925112952.A2696@kstarr.celestial.com> References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
<email@example.com> Mail-Followup-To: firstname.lastname@example.org On Mon, Sep 25, 2000 at 06:24:02PM +0000, Tom Parsons wrote: ... > >The date in the bios is later than the date of installation. You can work around this by editing the /etc/inittab file, putting the asktimerc command above the one that starts the license manager. This will require manually setting the time when rebooting.
I ran an old Pentium 90 here with that problem for almost six months, before replacing it with a Caldera OpenLinux system, and during that time I had a cron job that wrote out the current time and date to an executable file in /etc hourly, then added a line to /etc/inittab to execute that file before starting the license manager. This allowed unattended reboots. Bill -- INTERNET: bill@Celestial.COM Bill Campbell; Celestial Software LLC UUCP: camco!bill PO Box 820; 6641 E. Mercer Way FAX: (206) 232-9186 Mercer Island, WA 98040-0820; (206) 236-1676 URL: http://www.celestial.com/ It is necessary for the welfare of society that genius should be privileged to utter sedition, to blaspheme, to outrage good taste, to corrupt the youthful mind, and generally to scandalize one's uncles. -- George Bernard Shaw
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