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Newsgroups: comp.unix.sco.misc
From: Bill Campbell <bill@celestial.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: <u7ya0g72g3.fsf@benburb.tangent.com>
<20000925132402.01094@tegan.com> Mail-Followup-To: scomsc@xenitec.on.ca 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
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