I have a nForce2 Mobo which apparently has a faulty real-time/hardware clock.
The clock will retain any time set in BIOS but doesn't 'tick'.
I don't want to have to get a new Motherboard and I can get around this problem in windows by updating my system clock at boot over a broadband connection.
I would like to do something similar on a linux system, but both distros I have tried install without any errors but freeze on the 'configuring kernel' step.
Does anyone know if I can do anything to prevent the kernel configuration script from trying to do whatever it is doing with the RTC which freezes the program. Once I have access to the system I would imagine I could update the system time at boot as I do currently with windows.