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Re: Wrong system time

From: Leo Famulari
Subject: Re: Wrong system time
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2016 16:35:25 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.6.0 (2016-04-01)

On Sun, Jun 05, 2016 at 05:48:52PM +0000, Kete Foy wrote:
> Hello, I am trying to install GuixSD, and my system time is much older
> than the present; so the system won't install. It tells me to check the
> system clock.
> Unusual distinction—I chose to encrypt the system. Libreboot is supposed
> to be able to boot an encrypted system. If it makes a difference, my
> config.scm has (bootloader (grub-configuration (device
> "/dev/mapper/cryptsys"))). In the Guix manual, I noticed a section about
> encrypted systems that looked like it was meant for after the
> installation, and Libreboot has its own instructions for the initial
> boot and setting up subsequent boots: decrypting to find the kernel in
> /boot.

I seem to remember an issue with GuixSD on Libreboot x200 machines where
the system clock was set to the Unix epoch. Is that what's going on
here? If so, can you search the guix-devel and bug-guix archives for
more info?

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