why nobody wants to help me

jeremy at jutley.org jeremy at jutley.org
Thu Apr 15 13:21:05 PDT 2004


> On Tue, 2004-03-30 at 14:38, Vincent VANDAELE wrote:
>> I posted 2 mails and nobody helpes me?
>> Why????
> You can try setting your date to the correct time so that your mails
> don't show up under hundreds of old read messages.  I tend to delete
> (without reading) anything that has a seriously incorrect date, just
> cause it annoys the shit out of me.
>
> I'm not really sure why this is such a common problem on all of the
> *lfs-* list, but i'm actually thinking of writing a hint about how to
> set you date/time because apparently lots of people have trouble with
> this.
>

The problem is, people set their date, but neglect to write that date to
their hardware clock, so the moment they reboot the machine, the change is
lost.

-J-



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