Summer Time & Winter time adjustments

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Aug 17 12:41:27 PDT 2005


Declan Moriarty wrote:

> But the various time programs seem broken at best, and linux seems
> confused about clocks, having turf wars over this function & that one.
> 
> [root at genius ~]# hwclock --show
> Wed 17 Aug 2005 20:28:09 IST  -1.008866 seconds
> [root at genius ~]# date
> Wed Aug 17 21:28:19 IST 2005
 >
> What's the story? How do I sort that one?

echo "UTC=1" > /etc/sysconfig as explained in 
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/stable/chapter07/setclock.html. 
  There's a pointer to a useful hint on that page too.

Regards,

Matt.

PS: Thanks for the pointer to 'ddate' gave me a hearty chuckle!




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