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Re: [MiNT] Millennium bug (fwd)

On Sat, Mar 20, 1999 at 05:51:11PM +0200, Martin-Eric Racine wrote:

> The Gemdos functions tgetdate ($2A) and tsetdate ($2B) invoke the
> lower-level Xbios routines Gettime (23) and Settime (22).  These
> routines read the date/time from, and send it to, the Intelligent
> Keyboard Controller or IKC.  [This is a big 20-pin chip on the

Note that they do this only if there is no RTC chip in the machine - ie.
only on 1040/520ST.

On Mega and above, the 'real' RTC is used (the IKBD is no RTC!), which
should not have these problems IIRC.

Michael Schwingen, Ahornstrasse 36, 52074 Aachen