Real Time Clock - was: Is this true?? (TI & watches)

Gordon JC Pearce gordon at
Thu Feb 22 02:51:23 CST 2007

Chuck Guzis wrote:

> I'd like to differentiate between a timer and a clock on this one.  
> In other words, if the system required you to enter the time of day 
> at boot time, what you had was a timer.  To me a clock is something 
> that keeps time of day regardless of the state of the machine.

So certain Sun hardware starts off with a clock, that gradually turns 
into a timer?



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