Time and Device Error.

Hello all.

Still a newbie at openSUSE.

My clock dose not work the time and date is back at Dec 2008, i change it back to the right time but its gose back to (Dec 2008) after I reboot. also the auto device mounter dose not work, both errors happened at the same time.

Now this has happened to me twice, the first time it happened i just reinstalled but i really don’t wanna keep reinstalling every time this happens.

Has this happened to anyone before?

This happened to mike

My time stand still? - openSUSE Forums

He solved it by updating packages.

Caf4926 gave some advice such as checking Yast>System>Date and Time
and make sure Hardware Clock is set to UTC

Good Luck,

Ian

Thanks for your reply :).

Its still playing up, I’m wondering what packages to update?
Its a bit out, but i think its needs to be turned in the BIOS.

didn’t fix my deice mounter tho.

Yeah I saw that in the title but you didn’t post any errors or anything. What error are you getting? What are you doing when this error occurs?

There’s a little battery inside your computer which allows key information to be held between powering off and on, including the time. When it goes flat the computer doesn’t know the time so it invents one. That 2008 time is usually the default for all motherboards.

So check the battery – called cmos battery, it could be flat.

Sorry i must of explained it Wong. It dose not give out any errors it just dose not work. Like time time works, its tell the right time and date now thanks to the (UTC) seting.

But my widgets are not telling the time or even working for that sake. (New Device Notifier) is broken :(. and all the clocks don’t display anything :confused:

And yes I tryed the CMOS battery. when through the BIOS and it tell the right time.

Also you can go to Yast>Date and Time>Change>Synchronize with NTP Server.
That way you will have your “official” time all the time.

Run

date

Then

hwclock

Then show us and tell us clearer what desktop what clock, is this KDE are you saying in the taskbar?

gizmo@linux-0tbr:~> sudo /sbin/hwclock
Sat 09 May 2009 12:52:11 AM NZST -1.019557 seconds
gizmo@linux-0tbr:~> date
Sat May 9 00:52:21 NZST 2009

Im using KDE 4
And all the clocks are broken.
the taskbar and weights

What KDE(4..) and have you updated in case there is a fix, and have you been clicking one clicks and getting all kinds of repos added?

Nar I’m fully updated. I download all updates
how do i know what ver of KDE im useing?

Of the top of my head and you’re typing to quickly for me to look :wink:

Try rpm -qi kdebase or rpm -qa | grep kdebase then its the numbers on the end. Else wise yast and look iirc some of the about in apps should tell you.

FeatherMonkey adjusted his/her AFB on Friday 08 May 2009 14:46 to write:

>
> Of the top of my head and you’re typing to quickly for me to look :wink:
>
> Try rpm -qi kdebase or rpm -qa | grep kdebase then its the numbers on
> the end. Else wise yast and look iirc some of the about in apps should
> tell you.
>
>

Or open an app ( Konqueror or knode or kmail, whatever ) and in the Help
menu there is an “About KDE” open and report what it says.

Here it reads:

K Desktop Environment
Version 4.2.3 (KDE 4.2.3) “release 116”

HTH


Mark

Nil illigitimi carborundum

kdebase4-openSUSE-11.1-66.4
kdebase4-4.1.3-3.8.9
kdebase4-workspace-branding-openSUSE-11.1-66.4
kdebase4-libkonq-4.1.3-3.8.9
kdebase3-beagle-3.5.10-17.4
kdebase4-nsplugin-4.1.3-3.8.9
kdebase3-runtime-3.5.10-17.4
kdebase3-nsplugin-3.5.10-17.4
kdebase4-session-4.1.3-2.1
kdebase3-3.5.10-17.4
kdebase4-workspace-4.1.3-10.3.7
kdebase4-workspace-ksysguardd-4.1.3-10.3.7
kdebase4-runtime-4.1.3-4.2.9


OK how do i up date KDE, i thought it was alll automatic.

bump…

Search for it. There are plenty of threads out there with the information. Not to mention the Wiki

That should get you on the right track. If you get any conflicts just post them here.

Good Luck,

Ian

Thanks guys. I updated to KDE 4.2* and it fixed it XD

still fixing some small problems but nothing i can’t handle.

thanks heaps.