[ntp:questions] Start of new GPS 1024 week epoch

Rob nomail at example.com
Thu Aug 15 07:27:09 UTC 2013

David Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
> On 14/08/2013 21:20, Rob wrote:
> []
>> The raspberry pi already does that.  It regularly (and on shutdown)
>> saves the date/time in a file and loads that on boot.
>> No need to handle this in ntpd.  it is done in the /etc/init.d scripts.
> Thanks, Rib, I didn't know that.  Do you happen to know which file, as a 
> matter of interest?

The file is /etc/fake-hwclock.data
It is set by the command "fake-hwclock save" which is in
/etc/cron.hourly/fake-hwclock and in /etc/init.d/fake-hwclock which
is called in the startup and shutdown sequence.

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