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Date:      Fri, 26 Jun 1998 10:33:19 +0100
From:      Keith Jones <>
To:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Cc:        jfieber@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD and Y2K
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In-Reply-To: <000001bda097$401b51c0$bebe7dd1@xena>; from David C. Frye on Thu, Jun 25, 1998 at 08:10:58PM -0400
References:  <000001bda097$401b51c0$bebe7dd1@xena>

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On Thu, Jun 25, 1998 at 08:10:58PM -0400, David C. Frye wrote:

> I am currently considering installing either FreeBSD or Debian LINUX on my
> PC. Can you tell me if FreeBSD is Y2K compliant. I know that Debian LINUX's
> 2.0 version is and also has a program called "hwclock" that will unable an
> individual to run Debian LINUX after the year 2000 on older ix86
> motherboards and still maintain Y2K compliance. I am unable to find any Y2K
> information on FreeBSD on the FreeBSD website.

As far as I can tell this information can only be found as a link from the
FreeBSD 'Newsflash!' page. As this link has now scrolled off the bottom of
my browser window (full screen on a 1280x1024) a lot of visitors aren't going
to see it anymore - perhaps we need to make this link a bit more visible?

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